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22nd International Workshop
The International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies
Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 30 - June 1, 2018

ISSVA 2018 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

We warmly invite you to attend the 22nd International Workshop on Vascular Anomalies to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands from May 30-June 1, 2018. Please access the meeting website for further information and updates:


This biannual 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.


ISSVA 2016

Thank you to all who attended ISSVA 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina! Due to your support, this meeting was a great success!
If you have not already done so, please download your certificate of attendance and/or poster certificate at the below links. Note: these will only be available for download until 31 October 2016:

Award Winners

21st International Workshop on Vascular Anomalies - Buenos Aires

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.

Odile Enjolras, MD

Travel Award for Promising Investigators in the Field of Vascular Anomalies

Odile Enjolras, MD

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