Southern Association for Vascular surgery
Fall 2022 Newsletter

Vascular Specialist

S. Timothy String Presidential Award Recipients

This award recognizes the best overall presentation and paper at the Annual Meeting.

2022 Analysis of Wound Healing Time and Wound Free Period In Patients With Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia Treated With And Without Revascularization
Katharine L McGinigle
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2021 Clopidogrel Resistance is Common in Patients Undergoing Vascular and Coronary Interventions
Thomas N. Hawken
Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, LA
2020 The Intricate Association between Case Volume and Years of Practice Experience on Open AAA Repair
Salvatore T. Scali
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2019 Type B Aortic Intramural Hematoma: To TEVAR or not to TEVAR? (214)
Tomaz Mesar
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
2018 Urgent Carotid Intervention in Patients with Minor to Moderate Strokes (NIHSS<10) Performed After 48 Hours Results in Greater Functional Independence at Discharge
Esther Mihindu
Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
2017 High Hemoglobin A1c Associated With Increased Adverse Limb Events in Peripheral Arterial Disease Patients Undergoing Revascularization
Shipra Arya
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2016 Predictors of Intervention and Mortality in Patients with Uncomplicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection
Hunter M. Ray
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
2015 Surgeon Radiation Dose during Complex Endovascular Procedures
Melissa L. Kirkwood
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
2014 Critical Analysis of the Mid-term Results after Chimney EVAR: Cause for Concern
Salvatore T. Scali
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2013 Percutaneous Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (PEVAR): Results from the First Prospective, Multicenter Randomized Trial
Peter R. Nelson, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
2012 Treatment of Congenital Vascular Malformations Using a Multidisciplinary
Approach: Results of a Prospective Study

Michael E. Lidsky, MD
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
2011 The Role of Statin Therapy and Angiotensin Blockade on Asymptomic Moderate Carotid Artery Stenosis: A Clinical and Pharacoecoeconomic Analysis
Christopher A. Durham, MD
Greenville, NC
2010 Tevar Does Not Alter The Natural History Of Traumatic Aortic Disruption
Jennifer L. Lang, MD
2009 Clinical Success Using Patient-Oriented Outcome Measures after Lower Extremity Bypass and Endovascular Intervention for Ischemic Tissue Loss
John W. York, MD
Greenville, SC
2008 The Importance of Deep Venous Reflux Treated with Endosaphenous Ablation
William A. Marston, MD
Chapel Hill, NC
2007 Surgical and Endovascular Revision with Endovascular Vein Bypass Grafts: Analysis of Midterm Outcomes From a Multicenter Prospective Trial
Scott P. Berceli, MD
Gainesville, FL
2006 Risk Factors and Angiographic Technical Considerations To Guide Carotid Intervention
Matthew A. Corriere, M.D
Nashville, TN
2005 Endovascular Repair of Lesions Involving the Descending Thoracic Aorta
Mark A. Farber, MD
Chapel Hill, NC
2004 Endovascular Repair of Ruptured and Symptomatic AAA: Comparison of Early Results with Open Surgical Repair
W. Anthony Lee, MD