Evidenced based medicine guidelines are intended to assist physicians in clinical
decision making by describing a range of generally acceptable approaches for the
diagnosis, management, and prevention of specific diseases or conditions. They reflect
a consensus of expert opinion after a thorough review of the available, current scientific
evidence and are intended to improve quality of patient care.
Clinical decision making should consider the quality and availability of expertise
in the area where care is provided. Physicians should deliver patient care according
to the highest level of evidence that exists in particularly cases. If these guidelines
are used as the basis for decisions, the ultimate goal, optimized quality of care,
can be achieved.
It provides a comprehensive overview of international vascular guidelines regarding
arterial, venous and arteriovenous pathology. The information on this website is
meant for vascular surgeons and residents, but is also insightful for general practitioners
with an interest in this field. The information is gathered and summarized with the
utmost care, and will be frequently updated.
Objectives of this Website
IMPORTANT REMINDER. The preceding information is intended only to provide general
guidance and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular