Foam and Liquid Sclerotherapy (CONG2014-10)

This course includes the following:


Basic Science of Liquid Sclerotherapy
Felizitas Pannier, MD

Treatment of Small Veins
Helane Fronek, MD, FACP, FACPh

Basic Science of Foam
Margaret O'Byrne, MD, RVT

Complications of Liquid and Foam
Jean-Jerome Guex, MD, FACPh

Home-Made vs. Commercial Foam: Differences Medically and Medicolegally
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS

Treatment of Large Varicose Veins and Saphenous Veins: Patient Selection and Which Veins to Treat with Foam
Attilio Cavezzi, MD

Panel Discussion
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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Catherine Burdge, APRNContent ReviewerNonen/a
Attilio Cavezzi, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Ted P. Chambers, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVMPlannerNonen/a
Helane Fronek, MD, FACP, FACPhSpeakerCovidienInvestor
Jean-Jerome Guex, MD, FACPhSpeaker



Vascular Insights


Principal Investigator

Investigator; Consultant


Consultant; Speaker; Writer

Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhSSpeaker



Consultant; Principal Investigator


Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Margaret O'Byrne, MD, RVTSpeaker

BTG International

NewStar Lasers

Research; Speaker


Felizitas Pannier, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVIModerator; PlannerNonen/a
Sonja Stiller-Martin, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a



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