American Venous Forum (AVF) Symposium (CONG2016-35)

This activity includes the following:

17 Years of Endothermal Ablation: Lessons Learned

Lowell Kabnick, MD, FACPh, FACS, RPhS

SVS/AVF Venous Ulcer Guidelines

Marc Passman, MD

ACCP VTE 2016: Significant Changes

John Blebea, MD, MBA

Are Stockings Still Needed After DVT?

Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD, RPVI, RVT

Ablation of Accessory Saphenous Veins: Lessons Learned

Elna Masuda, MD

Classification System for Obstruction of the Ilio-Caval Venous Outflow Tract: Relationship to Outcomes After Ilio-Caval Stenting

William Marston, MD

Panel Discussion

All Faculty


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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
John Blebea, MD, MBASpeakerNonen/a
Ayad Jindeel, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Lowell Kabnick, MD, FACPh, FACS, RPhSPlanner; Moderator; Speaker

1. AngioDynamics

2. Amsel

3. BTG

4. Vascular Insights

5. Veniti 

1. Consultant; Royalty; Stockholder

2. Consultant

3. Consultant

4. Consultant; Stockholder

5. Stockholder

Neil Khilnani, MD, FACPhModeratorNonen/a
Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD, RPVI, RVTSpeakerNonen/a
William Marston, MDSpeaker

1. Veniti Inc.

2. Cardinal Healthcare

3. Tactile Medical

4. Tissue Tech

1. Principal Investigator; Steering Committee

2. Advisory Board

3. Principal Investigator; Consultant

4. Clinical Investigator

Elna Masuda, MDSpeakerBMS/PfizerSpeaker for Educational Programs
Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Diana Neuhardt, RPhS, RVT, FSVUContent ReviewerBTGSpeaker Education
Marc Passman, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FACPh, FSIR, FCIRSE, RPVI, RVTContent ReviewerNonen/a



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