Tag: VESS

SVS vascular leaders: Cohort four of Leadership Development Program selected

Twenty-nine people have been selected for development as future leaders of the profession and the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS).  They represent cohort four of...

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...

Engaging with primary care providers ‘critically important’ to improving AAA screening

Matthew Mell, MD, has spent a lot of time looking into issues around screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). The problem, says the chief...

Leadership program applications due by Aug. 15

Learn to be a leader or enhance your leadership skills—applications to be part of the fourth cohort of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)...

ALI can occur with or without atherosclerotic disease, portends worse prognosis...

Acute limb ischemia (ALI) can occur with or without atherosclerotic disease and portends a worse prognosis in patients with COVID-19. This risk persists after...

Getting the most out of meetings like VAM

It’s Friday at Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) 2022 in Boston! Hopefully, many of us trainees are getting to mingle and meet leaders in the...
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The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in April 2022

The digital version of the April 2022 issue of Vascular Specialist, the most recent editorial by our medical editor focusing on diversity within the...

SCAI releases multi-society position statement focused on core competencies for endovascular...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) has released a position statement outlining competencies for endovascular specialists who provide care for chronic limb-threatening...

SCAI issues position paper on transaxillary arterial access

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) has released an official position statement providing evidence-based recommendations for percutaneous transaxillary arterial access and training...

VAM: How abstracts are selected

The abstracts presented at the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) are the result not just of thorough research, but also...

Increased market competition linked to higher odds of revascularization among asymptomatic...

A vascular surgery research team with a growing reputation for its work investigating appropriateness in care in the peripheral vascular bed recently uncovered an...

Diabetes: Impact of local medicolegal landscapes on costs

More litigious U.S. states did not see decreased amputation rates over those where the medicolegal environment was less adverse, according to an analysis of...

Database analysis findings ‘matched precisely’ with reported reasons for venous stent...

A recent analysis recalled Venovo and Vici venous stents—initiated last year—characterized “significant differences” between reported device and patient issues, and subsequent interventions for the...

Life of Achilles: Turning weakness into bursts of innovation, creativity

Themes rooted in the life of Achilles, the heroic figure from Greek mythology, and the concept of “emotional stamina” underpinned the message delivered from...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in February

February's top 10 includes a highlight from the 2022 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) winter annual meeting and an interview with Melissa Kirkwood,...

VESS 2022: Novel use of TCAR to treat complex brachiocephalic disease...

A "unique" case series of patients undergoing transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) in which the system was put to novel use for proximal intervention or...

Conveying vascular surgery’s essential ‘coolness’

Let’s start with a question: how do we communicate coolness? No, I am not referring to a cool or cold foot in the emergency...

Live-streaming to return at VAM 2022

After a successful debut in 2021, live-streaming of a variety of sessions will return to the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vascular Annual Meeting...

Deadlines near to submit VRIC and VAM abstracts

Abstract submissions for possible presentation at the 2022 Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) and the 2022 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) in Boston are due...

VESS: A society primed for young vascular surgeons, trainees and medical...

Welcome to December where the calendar is filled with abstract and registration deadlines to various meetings through the summer of 2022. In this month‘s...

Study detects no difference in adverse outcomes from balloon dilatation strategy...

Avoiding a strategy of post-stent balloon dilation during transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) may be unnecessary—a “contradistinction” to results shown in conventional transfemoral carotid artery...

VAM: Spotlight on Tuesday and Wednesday

It’s nearly opening day for the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) and our schedule is jammed with sessions of interest. Here are presentations to consider...

VESS session: ‘Concerted effort’ made to feature science, discussion from widest...

At its very essence, says Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) President Jason T. Lee, MD, vascular surgery is a “social sport.” The specialty...

Corriere: Meetings about meetings and how not to have a bad...

The past year in which the concept of “the meeting” shifted almost entirely into the digital realm challenged everything from the constitution of the...

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...

Vascular firefighters: New data highlight ‘essential hospital resource’

New data that analyze the preoperative and intraoperative assistance vascular surgeons provide to other surgical subspecialties underscores “the essential hospital resource” that vascular surgery...

Fempop atherectomy: Are high reimbursement amounts incentivizing inappropriate medical provider care?

Reimbursement-per-procedure for femoropopliteal atherectomy and stenting has increased at about the same rate for national providers as a whole and vascular surgeons specifically—at the...

Vascular surgeons encouraged to consult talking points document on paclitaxel devices

Vascular surgeons are being encouraged to take consideration of a set of talking points about the risks and benefits of paclitaxel-equipped devices—which has been...

SVS ONLINE 2020 meeting returns in series of recordings

Time marches on. Time heals all wounds. If I could turn back time. All of these may be true—but in the case of the...

Women are at a higher risk of iliac vein stent failure,...

A recent study on iliac vein stenting showed lower long-term patency rates for women when compared to their male counterparts. The data were presented...

SVS ONLINE: A meeting of firsts

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) notched up plenty of firsts this year with its virtual meeting, SVS ONLINE: "New Advances and Discoveries in...

VESS session to feature during SVS ONLINE

The Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) takes center stage at SVS ONLINE: "New Advances and Discoveries in Vascular Surgery," on Wednesday, June 24. From...

SVS ONLINE: How VAM program was transformed for virtual alternative

How do you turn a live event for thousands of participants and exhibitors into a trimmed-down, online experience? Carefully, and not easily. “We got here...

Med students: Q&A webinar on vascular specialty slated for May 13

An event aimed at attracting medical students to the vascular specialty has been organized by the Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS), the Vascular and...

Study suggests 90% of aortic aneurysm papers do not reveal physician...

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.— Almost 90% of authors who received industry-reported payments did not disclose a financial conflict of interest in their manuscript, a study...

National emergency loosens restrictions on use of telemedicine, says VESS secretary

Performance of telemedicine has been made easier and more accessible after regulations and limitations on its use were waived in the wake of the...

VESS: Vascular surgeons urged to avoid admissions not ‘immediate’ threat to...

Vascular surgeons have been urged to support the health of the entire U.S. population “by immediately reducing resource expenditure, avoiding all surgical admissions unless...

Your SVS: Storming into 2020 and horizons beyond

With significant progress made on many fronts in 2019, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is looking forward to the next horizon in 2020. In...

O Canada: VAM 2020 housing, registration open March 4

Registration and housing for the 2020 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) open March 4. The 2020 Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) meeting will be held June...

Patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis may be successfully managed medically,...

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.—High-risk patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis may be successfully managed medically, delegates at the winter meeting of the Vascular & Endovascular...