American Venous Forum (AVF) Symposium: Optimal Management of DVT and PTS - Clinical Translation from Bench to Bedside (CONG2017-23)

This activity includes the following:

Basic Science Primer on DVT and PTS: What Every Clinician Should Know
  Joseph Raffetto, MD, FACS, FSVM

Evidence Based Guidelines for Treatment of DVT: Current Role for NOACs vs. Other Pharmacologic Strategies
  Elna Masuda, MD

Potential New Treatment Targets for DVT
  Jose Diaz, MD

Prompt Thrombus Removal to Prevent PTS: Where Do We Go From Here?
  B.K. Lal, MD

Compensatory Flow vs. Pathologic Reflux in PTS: Is There a Role for Superficial Venous Interventions?
  Lowell Kabnick, MD, FACPh, FACS, RPhS

How Aggressive Should We Be with Deep Venous Interventions for Chronic PTS?
  Antonios Gasparis, MD

Panel Discussion

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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
Jose Diaz, MDPlanner; Moderator; SpeakerNonen/a
Antonios Gasparis, MDSpeaker

1. Medtronic

2. Cook

3. AV Medical

4. BTG

1. Speaker

2. Speaker

3. Consultant

4. Speaker

Lowell Kabnick, MD, FACPh, FACS, RPhSSpeaker


2. BTG

3. Amsel

4. Veniti

5. Vascular Insights

6. AngioDynamics

1. Consultant

2. Consultant

3. Stock Options

4. Stock Options

5. Stock Options

6. Royalties

Brajesh Lal, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Elna Masuda, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Stephen H. Moss, BA, CHCPStaffNonen/a
Marc Passman, MDModeratorNonen/a
Joseph Raffetto, MD, FACS, FSVMSpeakerNonen/a



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