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To speak with a vascular surgeon, please call 312-334-2309 or 800-258-7188, or email

Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) members are your news source on the topics of vascular disease and prevention. SVS members are available for interviews, medical expertise, comments on political aspects of vascular health care, and general questions about the vascular system.

Story Topics

The field of vascular healthcare is probably the most dynamic discipline in medicine today. The combination of a growing senior population that is more likely to experience vascular disease and the development of innovative medical technology combine to make vascular health an important story. A few interesting story topics are:

Vascular Disease Prevention/Screening

  • Medicare Screening for AAA
  • What Is Your Vascular Profile?
  • Risk Factor Management
  • Stroke Screening for Stroke Prevention

Disease Expertise

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Carotid Disease (stroke)
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Venous Disease
  • Thoracic Aneurysm

Diabetic Patients

  • Diabetic Vascular Disease
  • Diabetic Foot Problems
  • Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery, Including Thoracic, Abdominal, Carotid, Peripheral

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Carotid Stenting
  • Carotid Angioplasty
  • Non-invasive Testing and Graft Surveillance
  • Percutaneous Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Iliac Stenting
  • Carotid Endarterectomy Under Regionall Anesthesia
  • Ischemic Complications of Endograft Repair of AAA
  • Open surgical procedures vs. endovascular interventions
  • High risk patients for carotid endarterectomy: an illusion to justify carotid artery stenting

Socioeconomic Aspects of Vascular Healthcare

  • Vascular Disease and Ethnicity
  • Lower AAA rate in African Americans
  • Amputation rate and stroke rate higher in African Americans compared to the general population
  • Vascular Research/Breakthroughs

To speak with a vascular surgeon, please call 312-334-2309 or 800-258-7188, or email

Posted June 2010

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VascularWeb® is the prime source for all vascular health and disease information, and is presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery®. Its members are vascular surgeons, specialists, and vascular health professionals who are specialty-trained in all treatments for vascular disease including medical management, non-invasive procedures, and surgery.