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SVS PAC donations and Congressional committees of most impact

Article

While I may be the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Political Action Committee (PAC) chair, I find I still need a refresher from time to time regarding the members of Congress serving on committees that deal with healthcare issues where the SVS PAC needs to dedicate the most time and resources. So, as the second session of the 116th Congress is now getting into full swing, I wanted to share information on the three major committees that deal with healthcare policies influenced by the legislative process.

Critical Analysis and Limitations of Resting Ankle-Brachial Index in Diagnosis of Symptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease Patients and Role of Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease

Press Release

A large, single-center study published in the March edition of the Journal of Vascular Surgery highlights the limitations of using the resting ankle-brachial index (ABI) in the diagnosis of symptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD), particularly in those with diabetes mellitus (DM) and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

New registry to keep track of vascular patients launched

Article

A registry to track management of new patients who are being treated medically for a number of vascular diseases has been launched by the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Patient Safety Organization® and the Society for Vascular Medicine, in collaboration with the American Heart Association, fo

Zero hour: SVS awards nominations come due

Article

The deadline is March 1 for nominating a fellow SVS member for the society’s Lifetime Achievement Award or Medal for Innovation in Vascular Surgery, and for applications for the Distinguished Fellow Designation.

All will be recognized at the Vascular Annual Meeting in June.

Wider VAM 2020 schedule unveiled

Article

Beyond the always popular scientific sessions detailing research and presented from the podium, the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) also stages more than 25 other educational offerings, many to smaller audiences and with questions and answers encouraged.

Recent Articles

SVS PAC donations and Congressional committees of most impact

Article

While I may be the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Political Action Committee (PAC) chair, I find I still need a refresher from time to time regarding the members of Congress serving on committees that deal with healthcare issues where the SVS PAC needs to dedicate the most time and resources. So, as the second session of the 116th Congress is now getting into full swing, I wanted to share information on the three major committees that deal with healthcare policies influenced by the legislative process.

Critical Analysis and Limitations of Resting Ankle-Brachial Index in Diagnosis of Symptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease Patients and Role of Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease

Press Release

A large, single-center study published in the March edition of the Journal of Vascular Surgery highlights the limitations of using the resting ankle-brachial index (ABI) in the diagnosis of symptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD), particularly in those with diabetes mellitus (DM) and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

New registry to keep track of vascular patients launched

Article

A registry to track management of new patients who are being treated medically for a number of vascular diseases has been launched by the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Patient Safety Organization® and the Society for Vascular Medicine, in collaboration with the American Heart Association, fo

Zero hour: SVS awards nominations come due

Article

The deadline is March 1 for nominating a fellow SVS member for the society’s Lifetime Achievement Award or Medal for Innovation in Vascular Surgery, and for applications for the Distinguished Fellow Designation.

All will be recognized at the Vascular Annual Meeting in June.

Wider VAM 2020 schedule unveiled

Article

Beyond the always popular scientific sessions detailing research and presented from the podium, the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) also stages more than 25 other educational offerings, many to smaller audiences and with questions and answers encouraged.