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Future Vascular Surgeons Weekly Update
                                                                      January 21, 2014
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Common Vascular Abbreviations


IVC - Inferior Vena  



SFA - Superficial

          Femoral Artery


UE - Upper Extremity 


Click here for a full list of abbreviations.

Did you know?
This year marks the 50th anniversary of angioplasty.

Don't Lose Contact
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2014 Vascular Annual Meeting
The 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting is only a few months away. SVS offers an exciting educational program and scholarship opportunities for residents and students interested in the specialty. The scholarship deadline is February 18.

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • The deadline to apply for the SVS Travel Scholarships is February 18. Learn more.
  • The SVS Foundation Student Research Fellowship is accepting applications until March 17. Learn more
  • The 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting will be held at the Hynes Convention Center on June 5-7 in Boston, MA. View the Resident and Student educational program.  
Not a Member Yet?
The Society for Vascular Surgery now offers candidate membership to general surgery residents and medical students interested in vascular surgery. Benefits include discounted rates on SVS courses and products and the opportunity to make a difference as a member of a SVS Committee. Learn more about member benefits.
For any questions or comments, please email More information regarding the SVS Resident and Student Program can be found at
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