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Letter from the Chairman, President and local organisers for AIVS 2023

Dear AIVS Membership, As we continue into our next year of Covid, we are still hoping for a robust resurgence of our vascular Association back to the time of prior years.  We had a phenomenal meeting in Whistler, Canada in 2020, no meeting in 2021, and a smaller yet lively meeting in Austria in March of 2022.  In 2023 Vic Vucemilo will serve as our President, and Prakash Madhavan ...
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Letter from the Chairman

25 March, 2022 Dear AIVS Participant, Many of us last saw each other prior to COVID-19 in Whistler, Canada.  Two years have gone by since then and we now have the crisis in Ukraine!  Despite these strange times, we were able to have the 39th meeting of AIVS one week ago in Soelden, Austria.  The meeting was outstanding given the circumstances and we feel e...
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AIVS Sölden 2022 is GO!

AIVS 2022 is ready to register! here is the provisional Academic Programme AIVS-2022-Draft-Program_version 1Download You can see all information and details: on your mobile phone  and at your computer The access code for both options is: Z6C9LEFBDL MOBILE PHONES APPLICATION Please download to your mobile phone the app “Activezone...
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Pat Pattisson RIP

I am sad to report the death of one of our most long-standing members. Many will remember him organising a wonderful meeting in 1999 in the hotel in Leogang where he and his family had been skiing for many years before. He was President of the Association for the meeting in Snowmass in 2004. he was a general and vascualr surgeon at the West Middlesex Hospital quite near to Twickenham where he ser...
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John Thompson RIP

Dear AIVS delegates, I am sorry to report a great loss for all of AIVS.  Mr. John Thompson succumbed peacefully after a hard fight with malignancy today on February 25, 2021.  “Thomo” was a great friend to all of us, a great contributor to the knowledge of medicine and vascular disease, and a devoted husband and father.   Some of his clinical background is summarised...
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Hugh O’Donnell RIP

 It is with great sadness that I report the passing of one our beloved AIVS family members, Hugh O’Donnell, husband of Sophie Renton, and friend to us all. Hugh left us on 1 August 2020, and made an impact on all members of AIVS with his sense of humor, quiet wit, and captivating story-telling. Our condolences go out to Sophie and her entire family during this difficult time. Hugh will remain wit...
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