Ultrasound Session: Advanced Hemodynamics (CONG2017-10)

This activity includes the following:

Venous Physiology - Determinants of Venous Pressure / What Makes the Blood Go Round?
  Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhS

How Venous Valves Really Close
  Mark Meissner, MD

The Rhythm of Life (3) - Local Venous Hemodynamics
  Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD, RPVI, RVT

What is "Pathologic" Reflux?
  Nick Morrison, MD, FACPh, FACS, RPhS

Venous Hypertension (Pulsatile Venous Flow): Does It Impact the Duplex Interpretation?
  Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS

Complex Case Studies
  Sara Skjonsberg, RPhS, RVT and Jean White-Melendez, RPhS, RVT, FSVU

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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
Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhDSpeakerNonen/a
Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD, RPVI, RVTSpeakerNonen/a
Mark Meissner, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Nick Morrison, MD, FACPh, FACS, RPhSSpeaker

1. Medtronic

2. mediUSA

3. Merz

1. Consultant; Research Grant

2. Speaker's Bureau; Educational Grant

3. Consultant

Stephen H. Moss, BA, CHCPStaffNonen/a
William Schroedter, RPhS, RVT, FSVUPlanner; ModeratorNonen/a
Sara Skjonsberg, RPhS, RVTSpeakerNonen/a
Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACSSpeakerNonen/a
Jean White-Melendez, RPhS, RVT, FSVUSpeakerNonen/a


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