About Us

Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases, Innovations and Techniques is an online only open-access surgical journal dedicated to publishing peer reviewed high quality case reports related to all aspects of arterial, venous, and lymphatic diseases, including the placement and maintenance of arterio-venous dialysis accesses with an emphasis on the practicing clinician. The Journal seeks to provide novel and timely information to vascular, cardiovascular and general surgeons, vascular physicians and cardiologists, interventionalists, phlebologists, wound care specialists, and allied health professionals involved in the management of patients with the entire spectrum of vascular disease.

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research, and public awareness. The organization was founded in 1947 and currently has a membership of more than 5400. SVS membership is recognized in the vascular community as a mark of professional achievement.

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Editors and Staff

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Dr. Peter Gloviczki


Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS, is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Vascular Surgery Publications, a position he has held since July of 2016. He is the Joe M. and Ruth Roberts Professor of Surgery (Emeritus) of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He served as Division Chair (2000 - 2010) and as Director of the Mayo Clinic Gonda Vascular Center (2002 - 2010).

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Dr. Alan Dardik

Associate Editor

Dr. Alan Dardik is a surgeon-scientist who uses the power of molecular biology to achieve a modern understanding of vascular disease, using the basic science laboratory to ultimately benefit patients with vascular disease. He a Vice Chair of Yale's Department of Surgery where he is charged with Faculty Affairs and focuses his clinical practice on teaching at the VA Connecticut.

Dr. Dardik currently serves as the Editor for the newly-launched journal JVS-Vascular Science; he is the President of the Association of VA Surgeons and the President-elect of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery.

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Dr. Paul DiMuzio

Assistant Editor

Dr DiMuzio serves as Assistant Editor for Social Media of all JVS publications. He is the William M. Measey Professor of Surgery, Director of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Co-Director of the Jefferson Vascular Center. He completed an MBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2018. Dr DiMuzio ran a NIH-funded laboratory that developed an artificial artery composed of adult stem cells.

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Dr. Thomas L. Forbes

Dr. Thomas L. Forbes

Associate Editor

Dr. Forbes is currently Professor and Chair of the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Toronto. He is currently an Associate Editor for Clinical research of the Journal of Vascular Surgery and has been an Assistant or Associate Editor since 2009. He is also Chair of the Document Oversight Committee of the Society for Vascular Surgery.

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Dr. Daniel K. Han

Assistant Editor

Dr. Daniel K. Han is Assistant professor of Surgery and Radiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, NY. He is affiliated with the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, among others. Dr. Han has a strong interest in the surgical education and he is appointed as the Co-Director for the Surgery Clerkship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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Dr. Peter Lawrence

Senior Editor

Dr. Lawrence has served as the Senior Editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery journals since 2016. He is the past president of the Society for Vascular Surgery and currently serves as the Wiley Barker Chief of the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery division at UCLA and director of the Gonda Vascular Center.

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Dr. Bernardo C. Mendes

Assistant Editor

Dr. Mendes is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, and is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Dr. Mendes is an assistant editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery publications, and a reviewer for the Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Journal of Vascular Surgery, The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, Aorta, Vascular and Annals of Vascular Surgery.

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Dr. Gregory L. Moneta

Dr. Gregory L. Moneta

Associate Editor

Dr. Moneta currently is Associate Editor of the JVS-VL. He is Professor of Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. He served 17 years as OHSU Chief of Vascular Surgery. His bibliography includes 412 chapters/articles. He has been an assistant or associate editor for the Journal of Vascular Surgery for 16 years.

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Dr. Cynthia K. Shortell

Dr. Cynthia K. Shortell

Associate Editor

Dr. Cynthia Shortell serves as Associate Editor for Special Features of the JVS Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. Following her Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital she joined the faculty. In 2005, she was recruited to Duke University Medical Center, where she is Professor and Chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and serves as Chief of Staff for the Department of Surgery.

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Dr. Fred A. Weaver

Associate Editor

Dr Weaver has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery since July 2016. He is Professor of Surgery at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Chief of Vascular Surgery at Keck Hospital of USC and Co-Director of the USC CardioVascular Thoracic Institute.

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Jessica McEwan

Sr. Managing Editor

Jessica has been with the JVS Journals for more than 10-years. In that time, she has managed multiple leadership transitions, relocated the Editorial Office from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon NH to the Society for Vascular Surgery Offices in Chicago and helped to launch three new JVS Journals.

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Alexandria Sese

Managing Editor, Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders

Alexandria manages the JVS-VL production schedule, assists the Editor-in-Chief in planning each issue, and coordinates editor summary videos, press-releases, visual abstracts, and CME exams.

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Tyler Cosgrove

Managing Editor, JVS-Vascular Science

As the Managing Editor of JVS-Vascular Science, Tyler is responsible for the Journal's day-to-day activities from manuscript submission to publication. Tyler coordinates closely with JVS-VS Editors to set Journal policy and grow and promote the Journal to surgeon scientists.

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Carlee Green

Senior Editorial Assistant

After graduating from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Studies, Carlee spent a year living and working in Dublin, Ireland. She joined the Society for Vascular Surgery Staff in Rosemont, IL in May 2018.


List of Issues

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Companion Journals

November 2021
Volume 9, Issue 6
December 2021
Volume 74, Issue 6

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3D CT revealed marked stenosis of the lower descending aorta with extensive collateral vessels.

Marked stenosis of the lower descending aorta with extensive collateral vessels

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