Elsevier and the Society for Vascular Surgery Announce Forthcoming Launch of Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders

Philadelphia, PA, June 7, 2012Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the Society for Vascular Surgery® 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® 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 field.”

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."

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Notes for editorsAbout 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® (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. www.vascularweb.org.

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