Cosmetic Sclerotherapy of Leg Veins (UIP2013-08)
The user will discover how to select the proper sclerosant concentration by volume and treat reticular veins. By discussing compression, matting and pigmentation during and after cosmetic sclerotherapy, the learner will see evidence as well as alternatives of cosmetic sclerotherapy.
This course includes:
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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.
As a result of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Formulate a comprehensive cosmetic lower extremity treatment plan that minimizes complications and maximizes effectiveness for the variations in anatomic presentations.
- Utilize Duplex Ultrasound in the diagnostic and therapeutic evaluation and treatment of venulectasia and telangiectasia of the lower extremities.
|NAME||ROLE||COMMERCIAL INTEREST||TYPE OF RELATIONSHIP|
|David Duffy, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Heather Durband, BS||Staff||None||n/a|
|Mark Forrestal, MD, FACPh||Speaker||CoolTouch||Speaker|
|Antonio Gasparis, MD||Scientific Committee/Planner||Covidien; Cook; Vascular Insights; Gore||Consultant/Speaker|
|Mitchel Goldman, MD, FACPh||Speaker||Merz; New Star Lasers||Consultant|
|Jean-Jérôme Guex, MD, FACPh||Scientific Committee/Planner||Servier International; Thuasne; Vascular Insights||Speaker/Consultant; Scientific Committee Member|
|Joseph Jenkins, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, RVT, FACPh||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Lowell Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh||Speaker||AngioDynamics; BTG; Vascular Insights; Veniti||Consultant/Speaker; Consultant; Scientific Board; Consultant|
|Sanjoy Kundu, MD, DABR, FRCPC||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Mark Meissner, MD||Scientific Committee/Planner||None||n/a|
|Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS||Scientific Committee/Planner||Medi; Merz; BTG; VenX||Speaker; Consultant; Principal Investigator; Scientific Advisory Board|
|Albert–Adrien Ramelet, MD||Speaker||Servier International; Boehringer Ingelheim||Speaker; Consultant|
|Melvin Rosenblatt, MD, FACPh||Scientific Committee/Planner||None||n/a|
|Neil Sadick, MD, FACP, FACPh, FAAD, FAACS||Speaker||Cutera; Cynosure; Merz; Syneron||Consultant/Speaker/Researcher; Investigator; Consultant|
|William Schroedter, BS, RVT, RPhS, FSVU||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Thomas Wakefield, MD||Scientific Committee/Planner||None||n/a|
|Robert Weiss, MD, FACPh||Speaker||CoolTouch; Merz; Allergan; BLT Industries; Galderma; Fibrocell||Consultant/Speaker/Researcher/Investigator|
|Steven Zimmet, MD, RVT, FACPh||Scientific Committee/Planner||Merz Aesthetics||Speaker|
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Discussion of Off-Label Use
Although no longer required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), ACP CME requests all faculty to inform learners of any products they will discuss that are off-label or investigational.
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Review & Recertification
This course was reviewed and recertified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in March 2015 and March 2017.