VASCERN Spotlights: Dr. Birutė Vaišnytė

We are excited to feature an interview with Dr. Birutė Vaišnytė, a vascular surgeon from Vilnius, Lithuania, in our first VASCERN Spotlight of 2023. Dr. Vaišnytė is a member of the Vascular Anomalies Working Group (VASCA-WG). In this interview, she discusses how she became interested in the field of vascular…

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Meeting in Oporto Portugal

The Vascular Congenital Anomalies and Pediatric Vascular Surgery Working Group of the Portuguese Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery held their biannual meeting on the 19th of November in Oporto, Portugal. Prof Mikka Vikkula, Chair, VASCERN Vascular Anomalies Working Group (VASCA WG), and Manuela Lourenço Marques, ePAG Deputy Co-Chair, VASCERN…

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New Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Disease by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association

New guidelines on the diagnosis and management of aortic disease have been published by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. These guidelines aim to guide clinicians to make informed decisions in the diagnosis, genetic evaluation and family screening, medical therapy, endovascular and surgical treatment, and long-term…

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Recording of the VASCERN webinar: Pregnancy and PGD in Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome now available!

The VASCERN webinar Pregnancy and PGD in Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome took place on on Wednesday September 28th. This informative webinar was presented by Dr. Michael Frank, Cardiologist and Specialist in Vascular Medicine from AP-HP, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou in Paris, France. It was followed by a Q&A session for participants to ask questions. If…

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EuroThrombosis & EuroVessels 2022 scientific meeting

What a great way to end the month of October with its slew of conferences, seminars and scientific meetings discussing new research outcomes and improvements in patient treatment and care. The EuroThrombosis and EuroVessels 2022 (ETEV) meeting was held in Lisbon, Portugal from 20 – 22 October 2022. This conference was attended by Prof. Julie De…

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