Swedvasc – varicose vein registry in Sweden

Swedvasc – varicose vein registry in Sweden
New registry for varicose veins in Sweden The Swedish National Registry for Vascular Surgery, Swedvasc, has existed since 1987, has a very good national coverage and has so far mainly focused om arterial disease. During the last years more venous interventions have been registered, and in the beginning of 2016 the venous part of Swedvasc was updated including a new registry for varicose veins. As...
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Website updates

Several updates have been made on the website. The main update is the adding of discussion forum. In the forum all members can discuss relevant subjects with other members. All visitors can view the forums, but only members can participate. If you are a member of SVF and would like a login, please send an email to the webmaster. If you already have login credentials, you can go directly to ...
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Discussion Forums on SVF!

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Discussion forums have been added to the SVF site. All members can discuss relevant topics with each other. Find a forum and/or topic that fits your desired subject, or create a new one. You can subscribe to a topic that you have interacted with or that you find interesting, and get email notification of new replies. All members can join the forum. Please contact the webmaster for registr...
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Five-year results of a randomized clinical trial of conventional surgery, endovenous laser ablation and ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy in patients with great saphenous varicose veins

S. K. van der Velden, A. A. M. Biemans, M. G. R. De Maeseneer, M. A. Kockaert, P. W. Cuypers, L. M. Hollestein, H. A. M. Neumann, T. Nijsten and R. R. van den Bos Background: A variety of techniques exist for the treatment of patients with great saphenous vein (GSV) varicosities. Few data exist on the long-term outcomes of these interventions. Methods: Patients undergoing conventional...
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Minimal invasive treatments for varicose veins and cost-effectiveness

Minimal invasive treatments for varicose veins and cost-effectiveness
Systematic review, network meta-analysis and exploratory cost-effectiveness model of randomized trials of minimally invasive techniques versus surgery for varicose veins C. Carroll, S. Hummel, J. Leaviss, S. Ren, J. W. Stevens, A. Cantrell and J. Michaels   Background: A Health Technology Assessment was conducted to evaluate the relative clinical effective- ness and cost-effe...
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Annual meeting

Annual meeting
SVF 2014 annual meeting will be held in Stockholm on september 23rd to 25th, at the Waterfront congress centre, during the European Society for Vascular Surgery meeting (ESVS). The final program for the SVS annual meeting can be found below. You are advised to send your presentations to the chairman so they can be prepared before the meeting.     Thursday 25 September 0...
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