SAAAVEScreening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently Act
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The Ultimate SAAAVE Campaign has been committed to raising awareness of this very treatable disease since 2007, and with the new website, we are even more optimistic that continued education will result in increased screenings and lives saved.
WHAT: Jim Craig's Ultimate SAAAVE Campaign public appearances at game include:
Pre-game ceremony introducing Jim Craig and SAAAVE Campaign to Coyotes fans
By making a simple screening more available, the SAAAVE Act has the potential to help others from losing their loved ones.
Gore & Associates extends its appreciation to the Phoenix Coyotes organization for providing the Ultimate SAAAVE Campaign and its important message with such a visible public stage," said Thom O'Hara, Marketing Leader of the Medical Products Division at Gore.
Awareness programs, such as Gore's Ultimate SAAAVE campaign, are helpful to disseminate information so patients can make informed decisions about vascular disease.
Through the Ultimate SAAAVE campaign, Gore is committed to raising awareness of this very treatable disease, so that more cases of AAA will be detected early with a simple screening.
SonoSite's hand-carried ultrasound (HCU) systems were used in numerous AAA screening demonstration events in support of the passage of the SAAAVE Act.
This SAAAVE Act of 2005 was supported by many organizations such as the National Aneurysm Alliance (NAA), which is a coalition of medical professional societies, including the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), American College of Surgeons, Society of Interventional Radiology, American Society for Echocardiography, Society for Vascular Ultrasound, New England Society for Vascular Surgery and the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, patient advocates, foundations and medical technology manufacturers.
The Society for Vascular Surgery has also founded the National Aneurysm Alliance, a multi-disciplinary group that has recently introduced legislation to provide ultrasound screening for AAA as a Medicare benefit; the SAAAVE bill (Screen for AAA Very Effectively).