Free Paper Session 1

This course includes the following:

Chair: Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS

Discussants: Massimo Cappelli, MD; Ted King, MD, FAAFP, FACPh
Routine Transcranial Doppler (TCD) Screening for Undiagnosed Right to Left Shunt Allows for Safe Use of High Volumes of Foam Sclerotherapy (FS)
James Albert, MD
Prevention of Endothelin Related Side Effects of Sclerotherapy with Aminaftone Pre-Treatment
Alessandro Frullini, MD
Sclerotherapy for chronic venous insufficiency: A report from the American Venous Registry
Jose Almeida, MD, FACS, RVT
Neovascularisation and Dilated Pre-Formed Veins at Saphenofemoral Junction - Therapy with Duplex Guided Foam Sclerotherapy
Svatopluk Kaspar, MD
Risks and Benefits of Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy for the Treatment of Branch Varicosities: Results from a Prospective Registry
Andrea Obi, MD
Chemico - Mechanical Superficial Vein Obliteration – Own Experience
Piotr Ciostek, MD, PhD
Treatment of Bilateral Saphenous Vein Reflux and Associated Varicose Veins in one Session Under Local Anaesthetic Without Sedation: 5 Year Experience with 12 Month Follow Up
Haroun Gajraj, MD
12 Months Follow-Up of a Randomized Study Comparing Endovenous Occlusion of the Incompetent Great Saphenous Vein with Radial EVLA ( 1470nm) versus RFA ClosureFast
James Lawson, MD, PhD
Incidence of Accessory Vein Reflux in the Long Term Follow-Up After Endovenous Laser Ablation of Great Saphenous Vein
Patrizia De Zolt
Minocycline Post-Sclerotheraphy Hyperpigmentation
Mark Isaacs, MD, FACPh, FAAFP, RPhS
Long Term Physical and Qol Follow-Up for Different C2 Treatments
Fabio Catarinella, MD
Patient Follow-Up After Varicose Vein Interventions in the UK – the View of Surgeons, General Practitioners and Patients
Hayley Moore, MBBS, MA, MRCS
The Impact of Depression and Anxiety on the Perception of Success and Satisfaction Following Varicose Vein Interventions
Hayley Moore, MBBS, MA, MRCS


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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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Content Reviewer:

  • Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, FACPh, RPhS
  • Melvin Rosenblatt, MD, FACPh


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