The internet is almost inexhaustible, no matter what you are searching for. This short guide is not comprehensive but is an introduction to the better sites I found about vascular surgery.
If you have no idea what vascular medicine deals with and are just looking for a quick introduction, try the MedStudentDirect.com website. Enter ‘vascular surgery’ into the search field and follow the Channel Information link to the Classification of Vascular Disease, where you will find a concise and simple but good introduction.
Vascular Web (www.vascularweb.org), owned by the US Society of Vascular Surgery, is the main online resource for US based vascular surgeons. It also includes excellent information for patients and families on the most common conditions encountered in the field, which is useful for medical students as well. Furthermore, the site is regularly updated with news about recent advances in vascular surgery, and you will find links to