Intersocietal PAD guideline (2023 update)

The Intersocietal 2023 PAD Guidelines are a unique collaboration between the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF), the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS), and the American Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS).

The Intersocietal 2023 PAD Guidelines have been formally approved by IWGDF, ESVS and SVS. A pre-print can be downloaded via the button below. Please note that this is not the Version of Record. The Version of Record will be published simultaneously in the journal Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, Journal of Vascular Surgery, and the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. This will be specified here as soon as these are published.

The supplemental information can be downloaded here and here.

Members of the PAD working group

Prof. Dr. Robert Fitridge

Professor of Vascular Surgery University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital Rob Fitridge is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Adelaide. He is a […]

Prof. Dr. Joseph Mills

Vascular Surgeon Baylor College of Medicine Joseph L. Mills, M.D. is a board certified vascular surgeon in Houston. Dr. Mills earned his medical degree at Georgetown […]

Prof. Dr. Robert J Hinchliffe

Professor of vascular surgery University of Bristol Robert Hinchliffe is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Bristol, Bristol Surgical Trials Centre and Bristol NIHR […]

Prof. Nicolaas C. Schaper

Internist-endocrinologist Dept. Internal Medicine, Div. Endocrinology, Maastricht University Hospital, the Netherlands. Nicolaas Schaper is emeritus professor Endocrinology at the Maastricht University Hospital and was the coordinator […]

Prof. Dr. Viv Chuter

Professor of Podiatry University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia Dr Vivienne Chuter is a Professor of Podiatry at the University of Newcastle. She leads a clinically based […]

Prof. Dr. Maarit Venermo

Vascular surgeon Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Professor Venermo is head of the department of vascular surgery at Helsinki University Hospital. Her research […]

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Nikol

Head of Department Clinical and Interventional Angiology, Asklepios Klinik, Hamburg, Germany. MEDICAL SCHOOL 1979 - 10. 1985 Medical School, Technical University Aachen, Germany DOCTOR’S THESIS 1988 […]

Prof. Dr. Ed Boyko

Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology University of Washington, Seattle, USA Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor […]

A/Prof. David Russell

Vascular surgeon Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust David trained as a general and vascular surgeon in the Yorkshire and Humber region, UK. His interest in the […]

A/Prof. Dr. Kate McGinigle

Associate professor of Surgery University of North-Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Dr McGinigle is an Associate Professor of Surgery and practicing vascular surgeon with special research […]

Prof. Dr. Misty Humphries

Vascular surgeon UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA, USA Dr. Humphries is a vascular surgeon that specializes in open vascular and advanced endovascular treatment for arterial […]

Prof. Dr. Nobuyoshi Azuma

Vascular surgeon Asahikawa Medical University, Hokkaido, Japan Nobuyoshi Azuma is a vascular surgeon, researching wound healing after revascularization. He is principle investigator of SPINACH registry, a […]

A/Prof. Dr. Jos van den Berg

Associate professor of Radiology Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Switzerland Jos C. van den Berg graduated from the Medical School of the State University of Leiden, The […]

Dr. Joachim Nordanstig

Vascular surgeon Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden Joakim Nordanstig is Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Vascular Surgery at the Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular […]

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Christian-Alexander Behrendt

Vascular surgeon Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Asklepios Clinic Wandsbek, Asklepios Medical School, Hamburg, Germany Associate Professor Dr. Christian-Alexander Behrendt (MD, FESVS) is vascular and […]

Prof. Dr. Vince Rowe

Professor of surgery Keck School of Medicine, University of southern California, CA, USA Dr. Rowe holds the title of Professor of Surgery at the Keck School […]

Prof. Dr. Lee Kirksey

Vascular surgeon Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA Dr. Lee Kirksey is the Walter W. Buckley Endowed Vice Chairman of Vascular Surgery and co-director of The Multicultural […]

Prof. Dr. Michael Conte

Professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, CA, USA Michael S. Conte, M.D. is Professor and Chief of Vascular […]