The Society for Vascular Medicine is
dedicated to improving the recognition
and care of vascular diseases; fostering
education and research in vascular
medicine; and providing leadership to
government, industry and the profession
regarding issues related to vascular
health. SVM includes among its
membership the major investigators and
opinion leaders in vascular medicine. The
field of vascular medicine encompasses
a broad spectrum of arterial, venous
and lymphatic disorders, as well as
the associated medical disorders of
hypertension, hyperlipidemia, insulin
resistance and diabetes mellitus. This
diversity and complexity of vascular
diseases requires knowledgeable
practitioners of vascular medicine to
provide cost-effective care.
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The Society for Vascular Medicine
As a result of attending these sessions, the participant will be able to:
Review the rational clinical approach to common chief complaints encountered in vascular medicine practice.
Apply the appropriate use of the direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs); know how to choose the right agent and the right dose
as well as the latest data regarding perioperative management and reversal of these agents.
Review the latest clinical trials relevant to the care of patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD), venous thromboembolism
(VTE), venous insufficiency, non-atherosclerotic arteriopathies and aortic disease, and recently published basic and translational
studies with implications for vascular medicine practice.
Review the data supporting the role of interventional therapies for treatment of iliac vein obstruction.
Describe the latest treatment approaches for superficial venous disease and lymphedema, including novel approaches to
compression therapy and intervention.
Discuss the latest data regarding management of patients with acute aortic syndromes and complex chronic aortic disease
and consider the emerging role of multi-specialty aortic disease centers in the care of these patients.
Compare the risks and benefits of extended anticoagulation for patients with unprovoked VTE.
Review the evolving landscape of health care in the United States and how vascular medicine specialists can be proactive
in developing programs to align with broader efforts of health care reform.
Review the future of imaging technologies
Utilize strategies to engage in social media as vascular medicine specialists.
Compare interventional technologies for management of deep and superficial venous disease.
VASCULAR LAB SESSIONS
Review protocols for vascular laboratory in surveillance studies following arterial, aortic and venous interventions.
Discuss the role of no