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Stress Less: Reduce Health Risks to Maintain Overall, Vascular Health

Press Release

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 20, 2020 – Americans’ stress levels are through the roof – from healthcare workers on the front lines to essential service workers to seniors at home to parents coping with upside-down work schedules and e-learning. April marks Stress Awareness Month, making it a fitting time to understand the impact of stress on the body and address stress management techniques to help navigate through difficult times and maintain health in the process.

What has SVS PAC ever done for you?

Article

BY PETER CONNOLLY, MD, AND MARK MATTOS, MD

Imagine that you are telling your lay friends about what you do for a living. You have to explain the difference between arteries and veins. And then you find that you need to clarify that you do not, in fact, operate on the heart.

Technology drives vascular future

Article

BY BETH BALES

Decades ago, “picture” phones were an idea straight out of science fiction.

As the saying goes, the future is now. FaceTime and Skype are common; similar technology permits doctors to visit patients via telemedicine.

Gender Differences in Vascular Disease Require Personalized Approach in Care

Press Release

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 9, 2020 – Women’s heart health takes center stage as American Heart Month ends and National Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day are observed. The Society for Vascular Surgery shares the latest news on what women — and the people who love them —­ should know. Vascular surgeons are specialists who treat conditions of the vascular system, which impact heart health.

VSIG webinar from APDVS coming soon

Article

Much has been made of the impending shortage of physicians in the United States, with worrying predictions that it could be as soon as 2030. The driving force is a rising, aging population and an upsurge in chronic disease such as diabetes and obesity.

Recent Articles

Stress Less: Reduce Health Risks to Maintain Overall, Vascular Health

Press Release

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 20, 2020 – Americans’ stress levels are through the roof – from healthcare workers on the front lines to essential service workers to seniors at home to parents coping with upside-down work schedules and e-learning. April marks Stress Awareness Month, making it a fitting time to understand the impact of stress on the body and address stress management techniques to help navigate through difficult times and maintain health in the process.

What has SVS PAC ever done for you?

Article

BY PETER CONNOLLY, MD, AND MARK MATTOS, MD

Imagine that you are telling your lay friends about what you do for a living. You have to explain the difference between arteries and veins. And then you find that you need to clarify that you do not, in fact, operate on the heart.

Technology drives vascular future

Article

BY BETH BALES

Decades ago, “picture” phones were an idea straight out of science fiction.

As the saying goes, the future is now. FaceTime and Skype are common; similar technology permits doctors to visit patients via telemedicine.

Gender Differences in Vascular Disease Require Personalized Approach in Care

Press Release

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 9, 2020 – Women’s heart health takes center stage as American Heart Month ends and National Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day are observed. The Society for Vascular Surgery shares the latest news on what women — and the people who love them —­ should know. Vascular surgeons are specialists who treat conditions of the vascular system, which impact heart health.

VSIG webinar from APDVS coming soon

Article

Much has been made of the impending shortage of physicians in the United States, with worrying predictions that it could be as soon as 2030. The driving force is a rising, aging population and an upsurge in chronic disease such as diabetes and obesity.