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 Clinical Practice Guidelines

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) develops clinical practice guidelines to aid its 4,500 members and their patients in the decision-making process. SVS committees draw upon systematic reviews of the available evidence to inform its key recommendations. Reviews are performed by the Knowledge and Encounter Research (KER) Unit of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn. The methodology used for SVS clinical practice guidelines can be found in the Journal of Vascular Surgery.  

SVS - AVF - Venous Ulcer Guidelines - Slides - 2014-09-10.pptxSVS - AVF - Venous Ulcer Guidelines - Slides - 2014-09-10.pptx . Educational Slide Set for SVS-AVF Venous Ulcer Guidelines The SVS-AVF Venous Ulcer Guidelines writing group has developed this educational slide set as a resource for members to incorporate into their own presentations regarding the guidelines. The complete Venous Ulcer Guidelines document is available for download and sharing as well.

Society for Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines for Atherosclerotic Occlusive Disease of the Lower Extremities: Management of Asymptomatic Disease and Claudication
J Vasc Surg 2015; published online January 28, 2015

Management of venous leg ulcers: Clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery® and the American Venous Forum
J Vasc Surg 2014; 60: 3S-59S (August 2014 Supplement)

The Society for Vascular Surgery Lower Extremity Threatened Limb Classification System: Risk Stratification Based on Wound, Ischemia, and Foot Infection (WIfI)
J Vasc Surg 2014; 59; 220-234.e2

Early Thrombus Removal Strategies for Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Amer​ican Venous Forum
J Vasc Surg 2012; 55; 1449-1462

Updated Society for Vascular Surgery guidelines for management of extracranial carotid disease
J Vasc Surg 2011;54:e1-e31 

Updated January 2014

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