Archives for: June 14th, 2022

Vascular Quality Initiative (SVS VQI) Announces the Expansion of Medicare Coverage to Standard Surgical Risk Patients within their TCAR Surveillance Project

Chicago, IL– June 14, 2022 – The Society for Vascular Surgery® Vascular Quality Initiative® (SVS VQI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vascular care within hospitals and outpatient facilities, announces that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded coverage for Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) to include…Read More

New Carotid Artery Stent procedure to be evaluated by the SVS PSO

CHICAGO, Illinois, Sept. 9, 2016 — A surveillance project to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) in comparison with carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is being launched by the Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization (SVS PSO).  Carotid artery stenting (CAS) and CEA are performed in patients…Read More