Abstract Session 1 (CONG2016-09)

This activity includes the following:

Treatment of Acute Superficial Vein Thrombosis of Lower Limbs in Vascular Medicine in France

Jean Luc Gillet, MD

Comparison of Piezoresistive to Pneumatic Sensor in Interface Pressure Measurement for Chronic Venous Disorder Management

Kuo-Hao Tseng

Common Peroneal Nerve Stimulation Reduces Blood Sludging in the Popliteal Vein Standing and Lying

Christopher Lattimer, MBBS, FRCS, MS, PhD

Time Taken to the Maximum Increase in the Oxygenated Hemoglobin Level in Calf Muscle as a Predictor of Mild and Moderate Post-Thrombotic Syndrome

Takashi Yamaki, MD

Endovenous Laser Ablation of the Saphenous Veins More Than 2 CM of the Diameter

Denis Borsuk

Differences in the Ablation of the Great Saphenous Vein by 810nm and 1470nm Endovenous Lasers, as Shown by Histology and Immunohistochemistry Using a Novel Method of IN-Vitro Treatment

Harry Ashpitel

The Easiest Way to Improve Foam Sclerotherapy: Let Patients Move Their Feet!

Johann Christof Ragg, MD

The Prevalence of Truncal Reflux in an Asymptomatic Population

Sarah Onida, BSc, MBBS, MRCS

Novel Compression Film Bandage Significantly Improves Foam Sclerotherapy of Large Superficial Varicosities

Johann Christof Ragg, MD


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Target Audience

The primary target audience includes physicians, physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners, ultrasound technologists, nurses, allied health and all other healthcare professionals currently or planning to care for patients with venous disease. Specialists focusing on phlebology, cardiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, dermatology, dermatologic surgery, internal medicine, family practice, plastic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, vascular medicine, and emergency medicine are invited to enhance their knowledge and skills specific to the treatment of venous and lymphatic disease.

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NameRoleCommercial InterestType of Relationship
Harry Ashpitel, BScSpeakerNonen/a
Denis BorsikSpeakerNonen/a
Catherine Burdge, APRNContent ReviewerNonen/a
Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FACPh, FAHA, FSVMPlanner; Abstract ReviewerVenosenseBoard Member; Shareholder
Sergio Gianesini, MDModerator; Abstract ReviewerNonen/a
Jean Luc Gillet, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Marcelo Gomes, MD, RPVI, FSVMModerator; Abstract ReviewerNonen/a
Ayad Jindeel, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Christopher Lattimer, MBBS, FRCS, MS, PhDSpeakerSigvarisConsultant; Advisory Committee
Daniel Link, MDAbstract ReviewerNonen/a
David Liu, MDAbstract Reviewer

1. Medtronic

2. AngioDynamics

1. Advisory Board

2. Speaker

Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Giovanni Mosti, MDAbstract ReviewerNonen/a
Erin Murphy, MDAbstract ReviewerMedtronicNIP for Venous Stent Trial; Expert Venous Panel Member; Consultant
Diana Neuhardt, RPhS, RVT, FSVUContent ReviewerBTGSpeaker Education
Sarah Onida, BSc, MBBS, MRCSSpeaker

1. Vascular Insights

2. Biolas (Turkey)

1. Research Grant

2. Commercial Grant

Johann Christof Ragg, MDSpeaker; Abstract ReviewerNonen/a
Fabricio Santiago, MDAbstract ReviewerNonen/a
Aditya Sharma, MDAbstract ReviewerNonen/a
Kuo-Hao Tseng, PhDSpeakerVenosenseShareholder
Takashi Yamaki, MDSpeakerNonen/a



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