Resources for Patients

The Society for Vascular Medicine provides several resources for patients:

  • Find a Vascular Specialist
    Get help from a vascular specialist! The Society for Vascular Medicine offers patients to search for a specialists in your area. 
  • Vascular Disease Patient Information Pages
    Vascular Medicine, the official journal of the Society for Vascular Medicine, publishes the Vascular Disease Patient Information Page, a section that incorporates the latest clinical science and vascular biology to explain vascular diseases and their potential treatments to patients in simple terms. Physicians are encouraged to share these articles with their patients. Read the most recent article...
  • DVT Toolkit
    Many patients with acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT) can be safely and effectively treated without the need for emergency department visit. The Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) and Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies have developed this toolkit of information for medical offices – especially primary care offices – and for patients who want to learn more about DVT. These tools can be used and customized to fit an individual practice and form the basis for an outpatient DVT treatment pathway or guideline. View the DVT Toolkit...
  • PAD Toolkit
    The objective of this program is to facilitate increased awareness and standardized approaches in diagnosing and treating peripheral artery disease (PAD), as well promoting atherosclerosis and PAD education for both providers and patients.  The toolkit will provide background and strategies focusing on early detection, prevention, clinical and imaging evaluation, standardized optimal medical and intervention therapies, outcome measurements and longitudinal follow up. The site is a resource of the Society for Vascular Medicine thanks to support from Janssen Pharmaceuticals. View the PAD Toolkit...
  • Choosing Wisely - Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question in Vascular Medicine
    As part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, SVM created a list of five tests and procedures that are commonly used but are at times unnecessary or even harmful. Learn more...
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