Society for Vascular Medicine

Vascular Medicine Twitter Journal Club

Journal Club Articles

Vascular Medicine hosts a journal club twice yearly in the Spring and Fall. The journal club is facilitated by Social Media Editor Dr. Alec Schmaier. The articles are selected by Dr. Schmaier and Dr. Heather Gornik (Editor in Chief). All are welcome to attend. The discussion takes place on Twitter using the hashtag, #VascMedJC.

Tips and Reminders:

  • To participate in the journal club, click on @VMJ_SVM or search for #VascMedJC on Twitter.
  •  Include the hashtag #VascMedJC on all tweets to ensure they are seen by all participants.
  • When responding to a tweet, choose retweet with comment/quote tweet (don’t just directly reply).

The journal club schedule and details are presented in the table below.

If you have any questions, please contact the editorial office.


11/15/2022, 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST

Improvement in walking impairment following surgical and endovascular revascularization: Insights from VOYAGER PAD
Shea E Hogan, Mark R Nehler, Sonia Anand, Manesh R Patel, Sebastian Debus, Matthew T Jackson, Cullen Buchanan, R Wilson King, Connie Hess, Eva Muehlhofer, Lloyd P Haskell, Rupert M Bauersachs, Scott D Berkowitz, Judith Hsia, and Marc P Bonaca

An estimate of the economic burden of venous leg ulcers associated with deep venous disease
Raghu Kolluri, Marzia Lugli, Laurencia Villalba, Ramon Varcoe, Oscar Maleti, Fernando Gallardo, Stephen Black, Fannie Forgues, Michael Lichtenberg, Jordan Hinahara, Saranya Ramakrishnan, Joshua A. Beckman


10/26/2021, 8:00 p.m. EST

Optimization of duplex velocity criteria for diagnosis of internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis: A report of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Vascular Testing Division Carotid Diagnostic Criteria Committee
Heather L Gornik, Tatjana Rundek, Hannah Gardener, James F Benenati, Nirvikar Dahiya, Naomi M Hamburg, Ann Marie Kupinski, Steven A Leers, Michael P Lilly, Joann M Lohr, John S Pellerito, Kenneth S Rholl, Melissa A Vickery, Marge S Hutchisson, Laurence Needleman; on behalf of the IAC Vascular Testing Division Carotid Diagnostic Criteria Committee

2021 ACC/AHA/SVM/ACP Advanced Training Statement on Vascular Medicine (Revision of the 2004 ACC/ACP/SCAI/SVMB/SVS Clinical Competence Statement on Vascular Medicine and Catheter-Based Peripheral Vascular Interventions)
Mark A. Creager, Naomi M. Hamburg, Keith D. Calligaro, Ana I. Casanegra, Rosario Freeman, Phyllis A. Gordon, Heather L. Gornik, Esther S.H. Kim, Nicholas J. Leeper, Geno J. Merli, Khusrow Niazi, Jeffrey W. Olin, Rene Quiroz, Elona Rrapo Kaso, Suman Wasan, Andrew R. Waxler, Christopher J. White, Khendi White Solaru, Marlene S. Williams

Outcomes of catheter-directed versus systemic thrombolysis for the treatment of pulmonary embolism: A real-world analysis of national administrative claims
Bram J Geller, Srinath Adusumalli, Steven C Pugliese, Sameed Ahmed M Khatana, Ashwin Nathan, Ido Weinberg, Michael R Jaff, Taisei Kobayashi, Jeremy A Mazurek, Sameer Khandhar, Lin Yang, Peter W Groeneveld, Jay S Giri

Net clinical benefit of anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation following intracerebral hemorrhage
Matthew A. Pappas, James F. Burke

The conundrum of resuming anticoagulant therapy after intracerebral bleeding: in whom, when, and how?
Ke Xu, Noel C Chan

Chronic kidney disease and risk for cardiovascular and limb outcomes in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease: The EUCLID trial
Charles W Hopley, Sarah Kavanagh, Manesh R Patel, Cara Ostrom, Iris Baumgartner, Jeffrey S Berger, Juuso I Blomster, F Gerry R Fowkes, W Schuyler Jones, Brian G Katona, Kenneth W Mahaffey, Lars Norgren, Frank W Rockhold, William R Hiatt