Abstract Session 3 (CONG2014-24)

This course includes the following: 


Prospective Validation of a Cancer Associated Thrombosis Prediction Score
Alfonso Tafur, MD, MS, RPVI

Prevention of Neurological and Visual Disturbances after Sclerotherapy with Aminaphtone Prophylaxis
Alessandro Frullini, MD

Initial and Permanent Vein Lumen Minimization Obtained with Endovenous Occlusion Techniques by Using Hyaluronan Solution Instead of Tumescent Fluid
Johann Ragg, MD

Changes in Calf Muscle Hemoglobin Levels Measured by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Differ During Light-Intensity Exercise Between Patients with Early and Advanced Chronic Venous Diseases
Takashi Yamaki, MD

Epidemiological Study of Chronic Venous Disease in Belgium and Luxemburg: An Observational, Multi Center, Descriptive Survey of Chronic Venous Disease (Vein Consult Program)
Ivan Staelens, MD

Pudendal Varices: Management by Sclerotherapy
Lorenzo Tessari, MD

Treatment of Foot Varicose Veins: An Observational Study
Luiz Albernaz, MD

The Giacomini Vein and its Pathological Flows
Stefano Ermini, MD

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All Faculty


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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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Luiz Albernaz, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Ted P. Chambers, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Stefano Ermini, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Alessandro Frullini, MDSpeakerBaldaccilabConsultant
Margaret Mann, MDContent Reviewer



Consultant; Advisory Board

Consultant; Advisory Board

Michelle McEvoy, RN, MSN/EdContent ReviewerNonen/a
Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Margaret O'Byrne, MD, RVTModerator

BTG International

NewStar Lasers

Research; Speaker


Felizitas Pannier, MDModeratorNonen/a
Johann Ragg, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Marlin Schul, MD, MBA, RVT, FACPhPlanner


Vein Directory



Daiichi Sankyo


Investigator; Speaker






Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVIPlannerNone


Ivan Staelens, MDSpeakerServier BeneluxSpeaker
Alfonso Tafur, MD, MS, RPVISpeaker

Diagnostica Stago Research Grant


Principal Investigator


Lorenzo Tessari, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Takashi Yamaki, MDSpeakerNonen/a



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