Abstract Session - Academic Evidence-Based Venous & Lymphatic Science (CONG2018-14)

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Abstract Session Opening
  Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD, FACS

Sulodexide Reverses the Decreases in Contraction and Increases in Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Veins Under Increased Wall Tension
  Joseph Raffetto, MD, FACS, FSVM

Venous Leg Ulcers - What is Agreed?
  Matthew Tan, MD

Patterns of Lower Extremity Reflux in Patients with Pelvic Venous Insufficiency
  Nicholas Scotti

Post-Operative Anti-Coagulation for Venous Stenting Does Not Improve Stent Pattency
  Maxwell Tran

Variability in Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Assessment Tools
  Safa Salim, MD

A Population-Based Assessment of Martality in Patients with Varicose Veins
  Rhom Rooke, MD, FSVM

Magnetic Resonance Multi-Sequence Thrombus Imaging (MSTI) in Patients with Acute Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis Can Predict Thrombus Lysability
  Justinas Silickas, MBBS, MRCS

Importance of Early Duplex Surveillance in Predicting Risk of Re-Intervention Following Ilio-Femoral Stenting for the Treatment of Post-Thrombotic Syndrome
  Ada Gwozdz, MSc, MRCS

Fixed-Dose Enoxiaparin Prophylaxis is Inadequate for the Majority of Surgical Patients and Inadequate Dosing Predicts Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism
  Christopher Pannucci, MD, MS, FAWM

A Prospective Safety and Effectiveness Study Using the Endovenous Laser Ablation Technique with a 400 μm Optical Fiber (SeCure Trial)
  Kathleen Gibson, 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
Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD, FACSPlanner; Moderator; SpeakerNonen/a
Kathleen Gibson, MDSpeaker

1. BTG

2. Medtronic

3. Vascular Insights

4. AngioDynamics

5. Bayer

6. BMS

7. Vesper Medical

1. Consultant

2. Consultant; Research Support

3. Consultant; Research Support

4. Research Support

5. Research Support

6. Speakers Bureau

7. Consultant

Adam Gwozdz, MSc, MRCSSpeakerNonen/a
Stephen H. Moss, BA, CHCPStaffNonen/a
Christopher Pannucci, MD, MS, FAWMSpeakerNonen/a
Joseph Raffetto, MD, FACS, FSVMSpeakerNonen/a
Thom Rooke, MD, FSVMSpeakerNonen/a
Safa Salim, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Nicholas ScottiSpeakerNothing submittedn/a
Justinas Silickas, MBBS, MRCSSpeakerNonen/a
Matthew Tan, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Maxwell TranSpeakerNothing submittedn/a



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