Journal Club: Evaluation & Discussion of Current Literature Affecting Today's Phlebologist, Does Thrombophilia Testing Help, ACP 2011 Congress Journal Club, Popliteal Vein Compression Syndrome (CONG2011-40)

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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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As a result of this activity, the participant should be able to implement strategies described in current literature.

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  • Robert Min, MD, MBA, FACPh, FSIR, discloses that he is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of Sapheon Inc. He sold a Patent on endovenous laser to Diomed, Inc., receives no royalities or other payments.
  • Yung Wei-Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVM, discloses off- label use.
  • Philip Hertzman, MD, FACP, FAAFP, FACPh, has nothing to disclose.
  • Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS, has nothing to disclose.


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