Compression to Reduce Extremity Oedema, Predicting Post-Thrombotic Syndrome, Popliteal Compression, Venous Abnormalities, Diagnosis of Iliocaval Obstruction, Male & Female Varicocele, Low Energy 1470 Laser Ablation, IntraVascular Ultrasound (CONG2011-21)

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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.

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  • Hugo Partsch, MD, FACP, would like to disclose that his travel expenses were supported by Medi.
  • Takashi Yamaki, MD, discloses that there are factors predicting development of Post- Thrombotic Syndrome in patients with a first episode of Deep Vein Thrombosis, and also ,does not use any unlableled or unapproved materials.
  • John Mauriello, MD, FACPh, discloses that he is a Biolitec Consultant, and Stockholder with Angio Advancements.
  • Ahmed Gaweesh, MBBCh, MSc, has nothing to disclose.
  • Sapan Desai, MD, PhD, has nothing to disclose.
  • Alessandro Pieri, MD, has nothing to disclose.
  • Douglas Joyce, DO, FACOS, has nothing to disclose.
  • John Hovorka, MD, FACS discloses that his spouse is owner of PICC Lines RGV, LLC., which employs nurses for PICC line insertion.


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