Abstract Session 1 (CONG2015-05)

This activity includes the following:


Use of Cyanoacrylate Adhesive for Treatment of Incompetent Great Saphenous Veins: 12-Month Results

Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS

New Thermal-Profile Protocol for Radiofrequency Segmental Thermal Ablation for Incompetent Great Saphenous Veins

Naoki Sakakibara, MD, PhD

Evaluation of Clinical and Histological Findings Using Varying Sclerosant Concentrations for the Treatment of Spider Telangiectasia

Ronald Bush, MD, FACS

Compression Film Bandage: A New Modality Providing Continuous and Comfortable Vein Compression After Foam Sclerotherapy

Johann Ragg, MD

Inducement of Apoptosis May Play a Key Role in the Ablation of GSV Both in Thermal and Chemical Ablation

Henry Ashpitel, BSc

A New Method for Measuring Deep Tissues Tonometry in Lymphedema

Waldemar Olszewski, MD

Endo-Venous Embolization Procedure to Correct Lower Extremity Hemodynamics: Early Results

Dominic Tolitano, MD

Saphenous Vein Wall Thickness in Age and Venous Reflux - Associated Remodeling in Adults

Nicos Labropoulos, PhD

Mechano-Chemical Ablation (MOCA) Efficacy at 2 Years Follow Up

David Draughn, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI


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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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Henry Ashpitel, BScSpeakerNonen/a
Ronald Bush, MD, FACSSpeakerNonen/a
David Draughn, MD, fACS, RPVI, RVTSpeakerVAscular InsightsSpeaker
Nicos Labropoulos, PhDSpeaker




Vascular Insights


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Consultant; Speaker

Consultant; Speaker

Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhSSpeaker



Consultant; Speakers Bureau; Scientific Advisory Board

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Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Waldemar Olszewski, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Johann Ragg, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Suman Rathbun, MD, MS, FACP, RVTModeratorNonen/a
Armen Roupenian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPhS, RPVIPlannerNonen/a
Naoki Sakakibara, MD, PhDSpeakerNonen/a
Dominic Tolitano, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FACPh, RVT, RPVIModeratorNonen/a



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