Ask the Experts: Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis: Tips and Techniques

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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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  • Mark Meissner, MD, has nothing to disclose.
  • Antonio Gasparis, MD, has disclosed that he receives honarariums from Covidien, Cook, Vascular Insights, and Gore for his role as Consultant and/or Speaker.
  • Suresh Vedantham, MD, has disclosed that they receive research support to Washington University from Bayer Healthcare, BSN Medical, Covidien, and Genentech-Roche for their role as Primary Investigator.

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  • Diana Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS, has nothing to disclose.
ACP staff involved in controlling the content of this CME activity have nothing to disclose:
  • Mike Armitage, BA has nothing to disclose.
  • Heather Durband, BS has nothing to disclose.
  • Lisa Miller, has nothing to disclose.


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