15 Mar 2019

AVLS HOSTS Virtual Reality-BASED COURSE ON SCLEROTHERAPY

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society is offering a full day course on sclerotherapy featuring its new virtual reality hands-on training. The sclerotherapy course will be offered at 8 a.m. April 6 at the Sheraton Suites Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois.             Register at phleboloy.org.

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14 Mar 2019

STAINING MAY OCCUR AFTER SCLEROTHERAPY

    By Ronald F. Bush, MD, FACS and Peggy Bush, APRN Staining (hemosiderin deposition) after sclerotherapy is not infrequent. Staining results from trapped blood that occurs after sclerotherapy injections or red cell extravasation. All vessels will clot to some degree unless methods are taken to minimize clotting at the

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14 Mar 2019

AESTHETIC VEIN CONFERENCE OFFERS INFO NOT TAUGHT AT OTHER CONFERENCES

By Larry Storer The popular one-day Aesthetic Vein Conference will be April 27 at the West Palm Beach Marriott Hotel in West Palm Beach, Florida. Seating is limited for what Director Ron Bush, MD, describes as the most informative venous conference you will ever attend. Topics on the packed-agenda includes

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14 Mar 2019

VS CELEBRATES 10TH YEAR APRIL 11-13: PRACTICAL, INTERACTIVE EDUCATION COVERING LATEST RESEARCH

By Larry Storer Venous Symposium will be celebrating its first decade as a premier international conference on issues and treatment related to vein pathology when it convenes April 11 for a three-day conference at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. Course co-director Antonios Gasparis said that VS delivers practical

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14 Mar 2019

IVC HOSTING 800-PLUS IN SOUTH BEACH APRIL 25-27

By Larry Storer The International Vein Congress will host its 17th annual meeting from April 25- 27th in Miami Beach, Florida. The IVC hosts the conference in collaboration with the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Venous Forum. Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT, who founded the conference

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14 Mar 2019

IVC EXTENDS ABSTRACT DEADLINE TO APRIL 1

    Abstract deadline for the International Vein Congress has been extended from March 1 to April 1. IVC will be April 25-27 in Miami Beach, Fla. Submitting an abstract is an opportunity to be published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders (JVSVL), as six will

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14 Mar 2019

PCF OR ‘FOAM IN A CAN.’ READ THE STUDY AND YOU DECIDE

Roger Hogue, MD, has conducted a new study that makes the case that PCF foam structure and visual foam quality is as good or better than proprietary “Foam in a Can.” Whether you prefer to buy the foam you use or whether you prefer to compound it, this detailed study

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14 Mar 2019

 AMERICAN VEIN & VASCULAR INSTITUTE IS CELEBRATING ITS 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

    American Vein & Vascular Institute is now celebrating its 10-year anniversary with special events at each of the seven clinics located throughout Colorado. Patient specials and community engagements invite patients and regional residents alike to join in on American Vein’s success and hard-earned longevity. American Vein & Vascular

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13 Mar 2019

IAC ACCREDITATION CHANGES DEADLINE CLOSES APRIL 15

In keeping with the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission’s continued commitment to streamlining and simplifying the accreditation process, the organization has opened public comment on proposed changes to the “IAC Standards & Guidelines for Vascular Testing Accreditation.” While many of the changes simply clarify techniques or document elements that are already common practice,

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13 Mar 2019

IAC RESEARCH AWARD APPLICATION DEADLINE SET FOR APRIL 15

The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Research Committee seeks to support innovative and meritorious research relevant to accreditation and quality improvement through its annual IAC Research Award Program. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit proposals that advance the IAC Research Committee’s mission of “Strengthening Accreditation Through ReseARCH.” Different for 2019, the IAC

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