Duplex Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy
This activity will provide a basic overview of duplex ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy. The intent of this activity is to improve the learners' competency through this introduction to foam sclerotherapy, identifying and utilization of sclerosants.
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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:
- Follow the history of foam sclerotherapy.
- Identify the sclerosants utilized in the preparation of foam as well as the gases and ratios of liquid to gas that are commonly used in daily practice.
- Recognize the recent literature available in the Journal PHLEBOLOGY regarding the safety and use of ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy in the USA and the World.
|NAME||ROLE||COMMERCIAL INTEREST||TYPE OF RELATIONSHIP|
|Heather Durband, BS||Staff||None||n/a|
|Mark Forrestal, MD, FACPh||Speaker||New Star Lasers Cooltouch||Speaker/Trainer|
|Helane Fronek, MD, FACP, FACPh||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Paula Heggerick, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS, FSVU||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Joseph T. Jenkins, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, RVT||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Diana Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS||Scientific Committee/Planner||None||n/a|
|William Schroedter, BS, RVT, RPhS, FSVU||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS||Scientific Committee/Planner||None||n/a|
The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the ACP. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting professional use of any of the information provided herein. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of ACP Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.
Discussion of Off-Label Use
Although no longer required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), ACP CME requests all faculty to inform learners of any products they will discuss that are off-label or investigational.
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Review & Recertification
This course was reviewed and recertified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in March 2015 and February 2017.
- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.25 Attendance