Elsevier and the Society for Vascular Surgery Announce Forthcoming Launch of Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders
PHILADELPHIA, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, and the Society for Vascular Surgery
[http://www.vascularweb.org/Pages/default.aspx ](R) announce the launch of a new quarterly
journal, Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. The inaugural issue
will appear in January, 2013. Elsevier currently publishes the Journal of Vascular Surgery
[http://www.jvascsurg.org ](R) on behalf of the Society.
“We are extremely pleased to be working with Elsevier to publish a new peer-reviewed
journal specifically designed to promote venous and lymphatic health,” commented Richard
Cambria, MD, President of the Society for Vascular Surgery. “A collaborative effort
between the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Venous Forum, the Journal of
Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders will provide a valuable channel for the
dissemination of important research and clinical information in this rapidly evolving
Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders will publish high quality
clinical and basic scientific research, case reports, venous images, techniques, review
articles, and practice management manuscripts related to all aspects of venous disease,
lymphatic disease, and wound care with an emphasis on the practicing clinician. The
journal will seek to provide novel and timely information to vascular surgeons,
interventionalists, phlebologists, wound care specialists, and allied health professionals
who treat patients presenting with venous and lymphatic disease.
The distinguished international editorial board will be led by Anton N. Sidawy, MD,
and Bruce A. Perler, MD. “Venous disease is highly prevalent and is a significant cause of
morbidity and mortality,” stated Dr. Sidawy. “It is our goal to publish high-quality
clinical studies, research, case reports, techniques, reviews, venous and lymphatic
images, and practice management manuscripts related to all aspects of venous disease,
lymphatic disease, and wound care.”
NOTES FOR EDITORS
About the editors
Anton N. Sidawy, MD, is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the
George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal
of Vascular Surgery and Past-President of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Society
for Clinical Vascular Surgery, and the Eastern Vascular Society.
Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA, is chief of the division of vascular surgery and professor
of surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD. He is the Senior Editor of the
Journal of Vascular Surgery and Past President of the Eastern Vascular Society and the
Southern Association for Vascular Surgery.
About the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
The Society for Vascular Surgery(R) (SVS) is a not-for-profit professional medical
society, composed primarily of vascular surgeons, that seeks to advance excellence and
innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research, and public awareness.
SVS is the national advocate for 3,550 specialty-trained vascular surgeons and other
medical professionals who are dedicated to the prevention and cure of vascular disease.
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