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April 11th, 2024: USGG Research Award 2024!

In 2024, the USGG will once again award a «Research Promotion Prize» in the amount of CHF 10,000.00. The aim is to support research in the field of vascular diseases. Projects that have already been started and are being carried out in Switzerland will be considered. The same protocol may only be submitted in the same year to one of the competitions organized by the societies of the "Union of Swiss Societies for Vascular Diseases" (USGG). Projects that have already received an award or are supported by the SNSF are excluded.

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February 27th, 2024: Reminder – SSA recommendations

The Swiss Society of Angiology publishes recommendations and guidelines. Please note the criteria for inpatient percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA).

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January 24th, 2024: «Smarter Medicine» – SSA publishes Top 5-list

The Swiss Society of Angiology has established a top 5 list of unnecessary treatments based on the latest scientific findings. As such, the SSA supports the «Smarter Medicine» campaign of «Choosing Wisely Switzerland». The Top-5-list, which has now been published, lists frequent but unnecessary investigations or treatments in vascular medicine.

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December 18th, 2023: SSA is part of the alliance for appropriate and practicable flat rates

The FMCH and several specialist societies - including the SSA - reject version 1.0 of the outpatient flat rates from solutions tarifaires suisses sa. Together, they support outpatient flat rates that are based on medical criteria.

Press release (German)
Press release (French)