Surveillance Advice for Clinicians and Patients with Medtronic Valiant Navion Thoracic Endografts

A joint letter from the Presidents of BSET, the Vascular Society and BSIR regarding the recent recall of Medtronic’s Valiant Navion thoracic endografts can be viewed here

NICE Draft Guidance on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Diagnosis and Management

BSET’s response to the NICE consultation document on AAA can be downloaded here

Vascular Lower Limb Salvage Academy

VALSA is a novel 12 month training initiatve consisting of three modules and the option of a one week fellowship in one of the participating centres.  The modules are designed to complement and enhance the knowledge and operative skills of senior trainees and/or new consultants in vascular surgery for the treatment of lower limb peripheral arterial disease.

Further information can be accessed at

AAA Poster

BSET has produced a poster for display in all A & E Units in the UK to highlight the signs of a symptomatic or ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm in patients.  For copies, please contact


Become a BSET member

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  • Career Development/CPD
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  • Professional recognition

Endovascular Fellowships

BSET has facilitated a number of endovascular fellowships over the past 8 years. The posts provide an opportunity for vascular or interventional radiology trainees to acquire new or more complex endovascular skills, to be spent in vascular units within the UK.