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About the SVS

The Society for Vascular Surgery┬« (SVS) is a not-for-profit professional medical society with more than 6,000 members, primarily vascular surgeons, who are highly trained to provide patients with all vascular disease treatment options. Vascular surgeons focus on the health of all arteries and veins of the human body except for the heart and the intracranial vessels. They treat both aneurysmal degeneration as well as narrowed and occluded arteries such as those causing peripheral artery disease and carotid artery disease. They also manage venous problems including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary emboli and varicose veins. Vascular surgeons are highly trained in medical management, as well as endovascular interventions and complex open surgery when needed.

SVS Mission Statement

The SVS seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. The organization was founded in 1947. SVS membership is recognized in the vascular community as a mark of professional achievement.

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