In the News

The Society for Vascular Surgery and SVS members in the news.

"Why the Risk for Amputations Jumps if You are Poor and Have Diabetes." USNews, Aug. 1, 2017

"EVAS FORWARD IDE: Updated instructions for EVAR device confer improved outcomes." Cardiology Today's Intervention. June 20, 2017.

"Study identifies predictors of MACE in EVAR population." Cardiology Today's Intervention. June 16, 2017.

"Drug abuse tied to worse outcomes after lower-extremity revascularization." Cardiology Today's intervention. June 12, 2017.

"Two studies question benefit of embolic protection devices." Cardiology Today's Intervention. June 14, 2017.

"Two strategies feasible after failed EVAR." Cardiology Today's Intervention. June 1, 2017.

"New technique prevents strokes by reversing blood flow through brain." San Diego Union-Tribune. June 2, 2017.

"In endovascular therapy for PAD, women exhibit more advanced disease, worse outcomes than men." Cardiology Today's Intervention. June 6, 2017.

"Sarasota Memorial Hospital Among First to Offer Innovative Treatment for Carotid Artery Disease." Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Jan. 25, 2017.

"VQI confirms improvements in vascular practice." PM360, Feb. 1, 2017

"Diabetics can keep disease complications at bay." UPI.com, Nov. 29, 2016.

"How Diabetes Can Sabotage Circulation." US News, Nov. 16, 2016.

"Treatment guidelines: PAD patients should take statins, blood thinners." AHA News. Nov. 14, 2016.

"New guidance to treat life-threatening infections of vascular grafts, stents." AHANews. Oct. 13, 2016.

"Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: When It's Surgery Time." US News, Aug. 1, 2016. SVS members quoted.

"Lower-extremity classification system predicts amputation risk in CLI," Healio, Cardiology Today's Intervention. July 26, 2016

"Total Number of AAA Repairs in US Declining Annually Since 2005," Healio, Cardiology Today's Intervention. July 6, 2016

"Clinical Practice Recommendations for Management of the Diabetic Foot in the Wound Clinic." Today's Wound Clinic. By SVS member Dr. Joseph Mills. June 13, 2016

"Lombard Medical Announces Scientific Presentation on Aorfix™ Endovascular Stent Graft Five-Year Clinical Data at the 2016 Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting," StreetInsider.com. June 2, 2016

"Critical Limb Ischemia: Current Trends and Future Directions." Journal of the American Heart Association. Feb. 23, 2016

"Panel of Experts Develops New Guidelines for Diabetic Foot Care." Diabetes.co.uk. Feb. 18, 2016

"New Comprehensive Guidelines Tackle Diabetic Foot Management." Medscape. Feb. 15, 2016

"Exercise and vein health: What you should know." Florida Times Union. Jan. 27, 2016

"Cooper Connection: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm." Courier Post. Dec. 17, 2017

"Answers to your FAQs about Diabetes and Leg Artery Disease." Everyday Health. Nov. 16, 2015

"Limb Salvage Center Accreditation years off." Consumers Digest, September 2015