Tag: Vascular Quality Initiative

abdominal aortic aneurysm

Five-year survival following EVAR for ruptured AAA “improving,” study concludes

“The relative survival benefit of EVAR over open repair has increased over time,” conclude Rens RB Varkevisser (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical...
abdominal aortic aneurysm

SVS: AAA size predicts outcomes after endovascular repair

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) diameter has important implications for operative and long-term outcomes for patients, based on a study of 22,975 patient records in...
Kim Hodgson

SVS VQI data being “fortified” to shed light on long-term paclitaxel...

 Kim Hodgson (Springfield, USA), president of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) for 2019–20 spoke to Vascular News at the organisation’s Vascular Annual Meeting...

New medical director named to SVS Patient Safety Organization

Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen has been named the new medical director of the Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization (SVS PSO). He will replace Jack...