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 Vascular Patient Resources

The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) offers free, downloadable education resources for your vascular patients. The patient education materials are in different formats to meet your and your patients' needs. They include videos, podcasts, on-line information, fliers, and a children's work book. All materials are written and reviewed by vascular surgeons. Resources are listed below and in the Resources column to the left.

While the resources on are copyrighted, they may be reproduced without permission in their entirety. However, no portion of the print publications, videos, images, etc. may be used in materials produced by other entities.

Patient Stories on Video

Vascular patients with their vascular surgeons discuss conditions and treatments in these easy-to-understand videos.

Podcasts for Patients and Families

A library of podcasts viewable on YouTube feature some of the most prestigious vascular surgeons in the country explaining, in detail, diseases and treatments available for Peripheral Arterial Disease, Abdominal Aoritc Aneurysms, Carotid Artery Disease - Stroke, Wounds, Mesenteric, and additional topics.
The Patient Stories on Video and Podcasts for Patients and Families were made possible through a grant form Cook Medical.


Updated May 2012


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Society for Vascular Surgery
633 North Saint Clair Street, 22nd Floor | Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-334-2300 | 800-258-7188
Fax: 312-334-2320

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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.