Tag: SVS

New Vascular Ultrasound Registry launched, will initially focus on carotid artery...

The registry will combine noninvasive, vascular ultrasound testing data with vascular treatment and outcomes data, making it possible to analyse the relationships between diagnosis...

New SVS Task Force explores Vascular Certification Program

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) executive board has established a task force to explore developing a vascular certification program for inpatient and outpatient...

Society for Vascular Surgery announces 2017-18 leadership

New leaders have been elected at the annual business meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery during the organisation’s annual meeting in San Diego,...

Registration opens for the 2017 Vascular Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2017 Vascular Annual Meeting, scheduled for 31 May–3 June in San Diego, USA. Plenaries and exhibits open on...

Global variations in abdominal aortic aneurysm care revealed

Despite homogenous professional society recommendations, significant global variation still exists in the management of abdominal aortic aneurysms, a US study published in Circulation has...

Societies urge vascular teams to actively provide smoking cessation assistance

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN) have issued a statement encouraging vascular surgery teams to actively assist...

Vascular surgery and nursing societies form alliance

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN) have signed an affiliation agreement in which the nursing association will...

SVS and SVM to launch vascular medicine registry

A new vascular medicine registry will be launched in early 2017 by the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the Society for Vascular Medicine...

New SVS peripheral artery disease reporting standards announced

The Society for Vascular Surgery has released new reporting standards focused on endovascular treatment of chronic lower extremity peripheral artery disease. Recommended reporting standards...

New carotid artery stent procedure to be evaluated by the Society...

A surveillance project to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR) in comparison with carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is being launched by...