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SVS Foundation Board structure changed

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BY BETH BALES

Expanding the Board provides for broader representation while the three-year term for the chair provides continuity, said Michel S. Makaroun, MD, whose term as chair ended June 20. The changes as a whole “position the SVS Foundation Board for further growth,” he said.

ACC, SVS Join Forces on Single Vascular Registry

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WASHINGTON (June 23, 2020) — The American College of Cardiology and Society for Vascular Surgery are collaborating on a single vascular registry to harness the strengths of both organizations in improving care and outcomes of patients with vascular disease.

Clinical Competence Statement on Training and Credentialing for Trans-carotid Artery Revascularization: a Report of the Society for Vascular Writing Committee

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ROSEMONT, Ill., June 22, 2020 – The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has released a Clinical Competence Statement on training and credentialing for Trans-Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) to ensure that patients who are at risk of a stroke receive safe and effective preventative care with this new and promising technology by an experienced and appropriately trained physician.

In Historic First, SVS Holding Online Officer Voting

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SVS members voted decisively to change SVS bylaws and permit all eligible voting members to participate in Society business decision-making. The vote came Monday, June 15, during the first session of the SVS Annual Business Meeting.

Vascular Surgeons Identify Health Concerns that Result from Quarantine

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ROSEMONT, Ill., June 4, 2020 – Vascular surgeons from across the country are reporting health impacts on some patients, particularly elderly ones, in quarantine. The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) queried vascular surgeons regarding their concerns for patients’ health during the pandemic, and shared the findings as well as suggested solutions for patients with vascular disease who are confined at home.

VESAP5 to debut this summer

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BY BETH BALES

The fifth edition of the Vascular Educational Self-Assessment Program (VESAP), with a substantially enlarged section on vascular ultrasound and imaging, is expected to be introduced by Aug. 1. VESAP4 will expire on July 31.

Recent Articles

SVS Foundation Board structure changed

Article

BY BETH BALES

Expanding the Board provides for broader representation while the three-year term for the chair provides continuity, said Michel S. Makaroun, MD, whose term as chair ended June 20. The changes as a whole “position the SVS Foundation Board for further growth,” he said.

ACC, SVS Join Forces on Single Vascular Registry

Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 23, 2020) — The American College of Cardiology and Society for Vascular Surgery are collaborating on a single vascular registry to harness the strengths of both organizations in improving care and outcomes of patients with vascular disease.

Clinical Competence Statement on Training and Credentialing for Trans-carotid Artery Revascularization: a Report of the Society for Vascular Writing Committee

Press Release

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 22, 2020 – The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has released a Clinical Competence Statement on training and credentialing for Trans-Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) to ensure that patients who are at risk of a stroke receive safe and effective preventative care with this new and promising technology by an experienced and appropriately trained physician.

In Historic First, SVS Holding Online Officer Voting

Article

SVS members voted decisively to change SVS bylaws and permit all eligible voting members to participate in Society business decision-making. The vote came Monday, June 15, during the first session of the SVS Annual Business Meeting.

Vascular Surgeons Identify Health Concerns that Result from Quarantine

Press Release

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 4, 2020 – Vascular surgeons from across the country are reporting health impacts on some patients, particularly elderly ones, in quarantine. The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) queried vascular surgeons regarding their concerns for patients’ health during the pandemic, and shared the findings as well as suggested solutions for patients with vascular disease who are confined at home.

VESAP5 to debut this summer

Article

BY BETH BALES

The fifth edition of the Vascular Educational Self-Assessment Program (VESAP), with a substantially enlarged section on vascular ultrasound and imaging, is expected to be introduced by Aug. 1. VESAP4 will expire on July 31.