Latest Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy News
The Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the recruitment of David P. Kuwayama, MD, MPA as Director of Aortic Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, effective June 2023.
- February 13, 2023
The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce 2022 recipients of the Clinical Study Seed Grant. Announced in September, the award is designed to kickstart early-stage patient-related investigations with high potential for external funding.
- November 22, 2022
Jessica M. Stempel, MD, a second-year fellow in the Yale Medical Oncology-Hematology Fellowship Program, has received the Patterson Trust Mentored Research Award.
- November 21, 2022
Most-read Content of November: Analysis of patient-focused web pages about LAAO, PROMPT-LIPID, and antiplatelet regimens
This month researchers examined hospital web page content about percutaneous closure of the left atrial appendage occlusion and clinical decision-making.
- October 28, 2022
The Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the following faculty promotions, as approved by the Board of Permanent Officers at its October 18, 2022 meeting: • Paris Butler, MD, MPH, FACS, appointment as Associate Professor of Surgery (Plastic) in the Clinician-Educator Track, April 1, 2022 to June 30, 2026. • Jonathan Cardella MSc, MD, FRCS, FACS, promotion to Associate Professor of Surgery (Vascular) in the Clinician-Educator Track, July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2027.
- September 30, 2022
Vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists and radiologists, and neurosurgeons perform procedures that involve femoral artery access, but techniques vary across the various specialties. Now, a group at Yale School of Medicine has created an instructional video that optimizes femoral punctures and decreases the risk of complication and bleeding. The team hopes that its work could standardize the technique for accessing the femoral artery and will lead to better patient outcomes.
- November 08, 2021
Yale Medicine Surgeons Among First to Employ Branched Stent Graft System for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Pathologies
A multidisciplinary team of surgeons from Yale's Aortic Institute and the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, both part of Yale New Haven Health’s Heart and Vascular Center, is among the first in the country to employ a novel aortic stent graft system for the minimally invasive treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.
- December 22, 2020
Yale Vascular Surgery provides skills training for medical student trainees.
- December 08, 2020
Dr. Britt Tonnessen has been appointed Associated Chair for the new Department of Surgery Patient Experience Committee.
- October 09, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
Yale Medicine vascular surgeons treat at least 80% of aortic aneurysms with minimally invasive approaches—and that includes some of the most complicated cases.