Audible Bleeding editors Matt (@chia_md) and Wen (@WenKawaji) are joined by JVS-CIT Editor Matthew Smeds (@Mattsmeds) and JVS Assistant Editor Dr. Paul Dimuzio (@pdimuziomd) , to discuss two great articles in the JVS family of journals. They’re joined by Dr. Callie Dowdy and Dr. Larry Kraiss, the first authors of each of the papers discussing endovascular use of biocomposite antibiotics material and VQI frailty assessment.
- “A Minimally Invasive Approach to the Infected Aorta with Novel Endovascular Use of Biocomposite Antibiotic Material” by Dowdy et al.
- “A Vascular Quality Initiative frailty assessment predicts postdischarge mortality in patients undergoing arterial reconstruction” by Kraiss et al.
- Dr. Larry Kraiss is a Professor of Surgery and Medical Director of the University of Utah Hospital Vascular Laboratory.
- Dr. Callie Dowdy (@CDNanoMD) is a vascular surgeon practicing in Kentucky, she finished her vascular surgery fellowship at Pennsylvania hospital in June of this year.
Information for the SVS VQI FIT Program can be found using this hyperlink: https://www.vqi.org/quality-fellowship-in-training-fit-program/. A link for New FIT Trainee Applications will be available starting January 9, 2023.
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