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Professor John Fletcher

Professor John Fletcher is Chairman Division of Surgery at Westmead Hospital, Associate Dean of Surgical Sciences University of Sydney, Director Westmead Vascular Biology Research Centre and Westmead Vascular Laboratory (for non invasive vascular assessment).   Clinical interests are the endovascular management of aortic aneurysm, the non-invasive investigation of vascular disease, and the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism. Research interests are the cellular mechanisms in atherosclerotic plaque formation, inhibition of intimal hyperplasia following vascular interventions, and prevention of prosthetic vascular graft infection.  He is Senior Examiner in Vascular Surgery for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Senior Editor, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Chairman of the Australia and New Zealand Working Party on the Management and Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism, Advisor to the Executive Board of the International Union of Angiology (IUA) and Past-President of the International Surgical Thrombosis Forum (ISTF).