News from VEITHsymposium A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Nov 22, 2013, 11:45 ET

Surgeon Astronaut Experience on the Effects of Microgravity on the Body's System

The human body begins to adapt to microgravity of low Earth orbit shortly after launch, according to surgeon astronaut Dr. Lee M. Morin, Astronaut...

Nov 21, 2013, 10:30 ET
40th Annual VEITHsymposium.  (PRNewsFoto/VEITHsymposium)

The Modern Algorithm For Management Of Massive And Submassive Pulmonary Embolism

Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is a potentially life-threatening condition, reporting an overall mortality rate of 15% in the first three months...

Nov 20, 2013, 21:30 ET

Large Vein Occlusive Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment Options to be Presented at the 40th Annual VEITHsymposium in New York

Large vein occlusive disease is on the rise, especially in diabetic patients.  Management of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the upper extremity...

Nov 19, 2013, 14:00 ET

Non-Randomized, Multi-Center US Clinical Trial of the GORE ACUSEAL Vascular Graft Presented at VEITHsymposium in New York

Principal investigator, Dr. Marc Glickman, chief of Vascular Services for Sentara Healthcare, (Norfolk, VA) announced today at the 40th Annual...

Nov 18, 2013, 09:30 ET

Health and Medical Reporters are Invited to Listen to Experts Present Their Opinions and Clinical Data Relative to Patients with Vascular Disease

Health and medical reporters are invited to listen to experts present their opinions and clinical data relative to patients with vascular disease...

Nov 18, 2004, 00:00 ET

Vascular Surgeons Pursue an Independent Board of Vascular Surgery

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Vascular surgeons in North America are calling for an independent Board for vascular surgery that will...

Nov 19, 2003, 00:00 ET

Training the Next Generation of Vascular Surgeons: The Debate Over Specialty Status Continues

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Frank J. Veith, The William J. von Liebig Chair in Vascular Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx,...

Nov 18, 2003, 00:00 ET

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole to Address Vascular Surgeons at VEITHsymposium(TM) International Vascular Surgery Conference

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senate majority leader Bob Dole will address more than 1,500 international leaders in the field of...

Nov 17, 2003, 00:00 ET

Carotid Stenting vs. Carotid Endarterectomy

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Ouriel, MD, Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve...

Nov 12, 2003, 00:00 ET

Enhancing Patient Care through Advanced Technology: Vascular Surgeons Present Findings & Opinions on the Value and Limitations Of Stent-Grafts in New York

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the design of the first stent-graft in the 1990s, medical manufacturers have competed to develop devices...

Oct 14, 2003, 01:00 ET

Journalists: Register for the 30th Annual VEITHsymposium(TM) International Vascular Surgery Conference

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The executive committee for the 30th Annual VEITHsymposium(TM) announced today that the virtual press suite...

Nov 13, 2002, 00:00 ET

How to Get Patients to Stop Smoking & The Effects of Secondhand Smoke Presented at VEITHsymposium(TM) in New York

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing evidence continues to surface regarding cardiovascular effects associated with the use of tobacco and...