Abstract Session 1 (CONG2014-07)

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Cyanoacrylate Embolization Versus Radiofrequency Ablation of Incompetent Great Saphenous Veins: Follow-Up Results of a Pivotal, Randomized, Controlled Study (The VeClose Trial)
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS

Anatomical and Clinical Predictors Necessitating Microphlebectomy or Sclerotherapy after Saphenous Ablation
Angela Kokkosis, MD, RPVI

Foam Sclerotherapy of Saphenous Veins Comparing the Effect of Injection Via Needles and Catheters of Different Size
Johann Ragg, MD

Compression Therapy is Not Necessary after Endovenous Ablation Therapy for the Treatment of Varicose Veins
Harry Schanzer, MD

Utrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy for Recurrent Varices of the Great and Small Saphenous Vein: 5 Year Follow Up
Patrizia Pavei, MD

Cyanoacrylate Embolization Versus Radiofrequency Ablation of Incompetent Great Saphenous Veins: Procedural Data Results of a Pivotal, Randomized, Controlled Study (The VeClose Trial)
Andrew Jones, MD

Incidence of Venous Leg Ulcer Healing and Recurrence after Treatment with Endovenous Laser Ablation
William Marston, MD

The Refluxing Anterior Accessory Saphenous Vein (ASSV) Demonstrates Greater Clinical Severity when Compared to the Refluxing Great Saphenous Vein
Marlin Schul, MD, MBA, RVT, FACPh

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Target Audience

The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience:  phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.

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Catherine Burdge, APRNContent ReviewerNonen/a
Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVMPlannerNonen/a
Michael M. Di Iorio, MD, RPVI, RPhSContent ReviewerNonen/a
Alessandro Frullini, MDModeratorBaldaccilabConsultant
Paula Heggerick, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS, FSVUContent ReviewerNonen/a
Andrew Jones, MD, FACS, FACPhSpeakerVenXFounder and CMO
Angela Kokkosis, MD, RPVISpeakerNonen/a
William Marston, MDSpeaker

Spiracur, Inc.



Tactile Medical

Scientific Consultant

Scientific Consultant; Speaker

Scientific Consultant


Michelle McEvoy, RN, MSN/EdContent ReviewerNonen/a
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhSSpeaker



Consultant; Principal Investigator 


Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, FACPh, RPhSContent ReviewerNonen/a
Diana L. Neuhardt, RVT, RPhSContent ReviewerNonen/a
Patrizia Pavei, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Johann Ragg, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Harry Schanzer, MDSpeakerVascular SolutionsConsultant
Marlin Schul, MD, MBA, RVT, FACPhPlanner; Speaker


Vein Directory



Daiichi Sankyo


Investigator; Speaker






Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVIPlannerNonen/a
Michael Vasquez, MD, FACS, RVTModerator

BTG International


Principal Investigator; Consultant

Principal Investigator



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