Tag: COVID-19

SVS Town Hall COVID-19

“Desperate times require desperate measures,” SVS Town Hall on COVID-19 hears

The imperatives of preserving personal protective equipment (PPE) in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed in depth during a Society for Vascular...

Live webinar on Thursday 2 April to share COVID-19 cardiovascular experience

The Imperial College Network of Excellence in Vascular Science at Imperial College London (UK) is to run a COVID-19 Cardiovascular Conference as a live...

COVID-19: European Commission looking to postpone new MDR by one year

During a Q&A section of a European Commission (EC) college meeting on 25 March, EC spokesperson Stefan de Keersmaecker stated that the commission were looking to...

Adapt clinical studies to alleviate effect of pandemic

A viewpoint in the Journal of the American Medical Association has offered potential solutions to modifying ongoing randomised clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic....

American College of Surgeons releases new clinical guidance document for elective...

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has issued guidance for surgeons to curtail recommendations for elective surgical procedures to preserve the necessary resources for...

CX 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19

The 2020 Charing Cross (CX) Symposium that was due to take place next month in London, UK, has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  In full,...

CDRH adjusts working practices with medical device companies to deal with...

The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has written to the medical device industry to outline its...

Vascular Society issues guidance on COVID-19 and vascular surgery

The president of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Chris Imray (University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, UK), has issued...
COVID-19

Letter from Seattle: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, time to act is long...

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Benjamin W Starnes and Niten Singh urge service chiefs across the USA to "act this minute" in order to conserve...