Special Topics in Venous Disease (CONG2015-39)

This activity includes the following:


Regenerative Factors and Stem Cell Therapy

Joseph Raffetto, MD

The Hemodynamic Paradox: Are Recurrent Varicose Veins Inevitable?

Armen Roupenian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPhS, RPVI

UIP Consensus - Venous Hemodynamics of the Lower Extremity

Byung-Boong Lee, MD, PhD, FACS

What's the Role of Venotonic Drugs?  What's the Evidence?

Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVI

Is This Lipedema? Other Causes of the Swollen Leg

Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVM

Homemade vs. Commercial Foam: Medical and Legal Differences

Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS

Prevention and Treatment of Post Thrombotic Syndrome: What's the Evidence?

Thomas O'Donnell, MD

Novel Endovneous Occlusion Techniques

Johann Ragg, MD

Question & Answer

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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Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVMSpeakerNonen/a
Phillip Hertzman, MD, FACP, FAAFP, FACPhPlannerNonen/a
Byung-Boong Lee, MD, PhD, FACSSpeakerNonen/a
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhSSpeaker



Consultant; Speakers Bureau; Scientific Advisory Board

Grant Recipient

Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Thomas O'DonnellSpeaker

Tactile Medical






Joseph Raffetto, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Johann Ragg, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Armen Roupenian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPhS, RPVIModerator; SpeakerNonen/a
Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVISpeakerNonen/a



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