Safety of Foam Sclerotherapy (UIP2013-16)
This course will discuss the safety of foam sclerotherapy and pathophysiology of nerurosensory symptoms following foam sclerotherapy. The learner will assess pre-treatment, manufactured vs. "homemade" foams, maneuvers, foam migration following injection, as well as detection of DVT and syringes and needles used for foam 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:
- Identify methods to limit risk of adverse events with foam sclerotherapy.
- Explain relevant studies supporting safety measures with foam sclerotherapy.
|NAME||ROLE||COMMERCIAL INTEREST||TYPE OF RELATIONSHIP|
|Attilio Cavezzi, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Philip Coleridge-Smith, MD, FRCS||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Katy Darvall, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Heather Durband, BS||Staff||None||n/a|
|Alessandro Frullini, MD||Speaker||Gloriamed Italy; Baldacci lab; Techlamed||Consultant|
|Antonio Gasparis, MD||Scientific Committee/Planner||Covidien; Cook; Vascular Insights; Gore||Consultant/Speaker|
|Jean–Luc Gillet, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Jean-Jérôme Guex, MD, FACPh||Scientific Committee/Planner||Servier International; Thuasne; Vascular Insights||Speaker/Consultant; Scientific Committee Member|
|Stephen Guggenbichler, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Douglas Hill, MD, FACPh, FCFP||Speaker||Sigmacon Medical||Speaker/Trainer|
|Margaret Mann, MD||Content Reviewer||Galderma - Dysport||Grant/Research Support|
|Mark Meissner, MD||Scientific Committee/Planner||None||n/a|
|David J. Mond, MD||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS||Scientific Committee/Planner/Speaker||Medi; Merz; BTG; VenX||Speaker; Consultant; Principal Investigator; Scientific Advisory Board|
|Pauline Raymond–Martimbeau, MD, FACPh||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Melvin Rosenblatt, MD, FACPh||Scientific Committee/Planner||None||n/a|
|Cynthia Shortell, MD||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Thomas Wakefield, MD||Scientific Committee/Planner||None||n/a|
|Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FASA, RVT, RPVI||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Takashi Yamaki, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Steven Zimmet, MD, RVT, FACPh||Scientific Committee/Planner||Merz Aesthetics||Speaker|
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Discussion of Off-Label Use
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Review & Recertification
This course was reviewed and recertified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in March 2015 and March 2017.