Tag: vascular trauma

Veterans Day: Remembering Korea, ‘accidental pioneers’ and M*A*S*H

During November—Nov. 11, specifically—the United States salutes and honors all those who have served this country in its armed forces. This November, the Society...

An open letter to the National Rifle Association

Hello, I think it is time we talked about guns. I know you don’t like to discuss these things after a school shooting, so I...

A recent snapshot of pediatric vascular trauma injuries

A study of major pediatric vascular injuries delivered in the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) Paper Session during the 2022 Vascular Annual Meeting...
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The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories of August 2022

The top 10 most-read stories on the Vascular Specialist website in August included a look at the state of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)...

Confessions of a dual-trained, dual-practicing vascular-trauma surgeon

Like most of the other readers of Vascular Specialist, I look forward to perusing each release for not just useful information but also insightful...

Systemic heparin during TEVAR deemed safe for selected traumatic brain injury...

The use of systemic heparin during thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) for blunt thoracic aortic injuries (BTAI) appears to be safe in selected patients...
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Humacyte provides update on patients treated at front-line hospitals in Ukraine...

Humacyte today announced that the first Ukrainian patients have received implants of the Human Acellular Vessel (HAV) for the treatment of vascular trauma injuries....

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in May 2022

News on the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) ballots set to determine the next vice president and secretary, a hard-hitting column about vascular surgery's...

A modest proposal: Let’s eat the trauma surgeons

Well folks, after more than two years of the pandemic, racial injustice, and medical misinformation, I have decided it is time to return to...

War in Ukraine: A tale of unspeakable horror, unprecedented unity and...

This editorial was written in the days leading up to April 2. At about 4 a.m. (Kyiv time) on Feb. 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin...

SVS members receive deep discount on key textbooks

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members receive many important discounts as a privilege of belonging. These perks include discounts to important references in diagnosing...

New data add to body of evidence highlighting ‘importance’ of vascular...

Another study has emerged showing vascular surgery’s heavy intraoperative consult activity in a level 1 trauma center setting, lending further fuel to the “vascular...

Vascular Specialist–February 2022

In this issue: "Vital signs": Reporting from the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) annual meeting on skyrocketing nursing costs and their contribution to...

Treo IDE primary endpoint results announced

In the wake of approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Treo abdominal aortic stent-graft system for the treatment of patients...

Upper-extremity vascular injuries associated with ‘increased prevalence’ of nerve deficits

Vascular injuries of the upper extremity are associated with a lower rate of limb loss but have an increased prevalence of nerve deficits after...

Correct billing in severe trauma cases can be complicated

The management of the severely injured trauma patient often requires delicate coordination among multiple specialties, and multiple separate operative procedures are often necessary. In...

‘Alea iacta est’: The case for endovascular methods in vascular trauma...

When Benjamin W. Starnes, MD, talks vascular trauma, he does so from a position of certain authority. As the recent Southern California Vascular Surgical...

Vietnam War-era vascular trauma pioneer honored by department he founded

During a storied career, Norman M. Rich, MD, carved out a reputation as a pioneering vascular surgeon—drawing distinction for the creation of the Vietnam...
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Claim emerging vascular surgeons ‘less well prepared to rapidly achieve open...

A recent perspective published in the Annals of Surgery—which argued the shift toward endovascular care had led to a deficit in open surgical experience...