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International Society for the
Study of Vascular Anomalies

ISSVA 2018

We warmly invite you to attend the 22nd International Workshop on Vascular Anomalies to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands from May 29-June 1, 2018. Please access the meeting website for further information and updates:

This biennial meeting, which is attended by a wide array of specialists including intervention radiologists, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, ENT surgeons, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, oncologists and pathologists, presents the latest developments in this fast moving area.

Welcome to ISSVA 2018 & Amsterdam!

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21st International Workshop on Vascular Anomalies Award Winners

John Mulliken Award for Best Scientific Paper:
Overexpression of VEGF-C in bone induces a Gorham-Stout disease-like phenotype. Asitha Silva, Jian Feng, Paul Dechow, Kari Alitalo, Michael Dellinger. UT Southwestern Medical Center, Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry, University of Helsinki.

Robert Schobinger Award for Best Clinical Paper:
Development of A Set of Core Outcome Measures for Vascular Malformations (OVAMA Project): An International E-Delphi Consensus Study. Sophie E.R. Horbach, Chantal M.A.M. van der Horst, Dirk T. Ubbink, OVAMA consensus group, Phyllis I. Spuls. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Academic Medical Center (AMC) Amsterdam, Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Academic Medical Center (AMC), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Surgery and Epidemiology, Academic Medical Center (AMC), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, OVAMA project, Dermatology, Academic Medical Center AMC), Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Stephan Belov Award for the best poster:
When Do Hemangiomas Need Treatment? A Predictive Scoring System to Screen for Early Referral. Sarah Chamlin, Jin-Shei Lai, Jennifer Beaumont, Eulalia Baselga, Elizabeth Rancour and Anita Haggstrom.

Travel Award for Promising Investigators in the Field of Vascular Anomalies

This year we were pleased to offer the Odile Enjolras, MD, Travel Award in honor and memory of our colleague and long-time member. This award has been established to assist promising investigators and clinicians with costs of attending the international workshop. In recognition of the 20th Annual Workshop we offered two awards in 2014. In the future one award winner will be chosen for each Annual Workshop

2016 Travel Award Winners:
William Mol, MBBS, PhD
University of Papua, New Guinea