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December 12, 2013
There's still time to register for today's 2014 CPT Coding Webinar 
Sign up now for the SVS coding webinar to learn about the CPT changes coming in January. The session will be held Thursday, December 12 at 3 p.m. ET. Cost is $125. 
 
Can't make that date? The webinar will also be available on-demand at the end of December, register now
Type II endoleaks: to treat or not to treat
The management of Type II endoleaks remains controversial. Both Dr. Patrick J. Geraghty and Dr. Christopher J. Kwolek feel that there is merit in pursuing treatment but with certain caveats. 
 
Read the entire article on Vascular Specialist online.
Support research with a year-end gift to the SVS Foundation
The SVS Foundation thanks all members who have contributed to this year's Annual Appeal. Not only is this the time of year when people focus on giving, it is also time to plan year end charitable contributions. Your donation to the SVS Foundation, a 501c(3) organization, may be tax deductible. If you have not yet donated, please do so now
ASDIN announces vascular access grant program
The American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology will award a $25,000 Research Grant beginning in 2014. Grant applications will be accepted through February 10 with a funding start date of July 1. The grant is design to encourage and stimulate research in the broad field of dialysis vascular access. Information and the application form are available online
Pre-Order Coding Guide 2014
Coding Guide 2014 provides the latest coding information for vascular procedures. Pre-purchase the guide, which will be available in January, today. Cost is $80 for SVS members/$110 non-members. 
 
If you have purchased Coding Guide 2013, upgrades for the 2014 version are available for $50. Those who received a copy of the Coding Guide 2013 through attendance at the Coding Workshop must pay full-price for the 2014 edition. Access to Coding Guide 2013 will expire at midnight CT on December 31. 
 
Questions? Please contact SVS by email or or call 800-258-7188.
Submit your annual meeting abstract by Jan. 2 deadline
Submit your abstract for the Vascular Annual Meeting, June 5-7 in Boston now.
 
 For more information, please review the abstract brochure

Deadlines
The deadlines are rapidly approaching for several SVS Foundation awards. 
 
Resident Research Prize (deadline January 2, 2014)
  
Clinical Research Seed Grant (deadline January 17, 2014)
  
  
  
EJ Wylie Traveling Fellowship (deadline February 15, 2014)
  
Student Research Fellowship (deadline March 17, 2014)
  
The SVS Foundation supports research specific to vascular surgery. Please make a donation so that the Foundation can continue its important work.

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