24 Jun 2018

AMERICAN VEIN AIDS HEALTH4HAITI BY DONATING 50 SETS OF SCRUBS

American Vein & Vascular Institute recently donated more than 50 sets of scrubs to Health4Haiti, a non-profit that improves lives and healthcare outcomes for the citizens of Gonaives, Haiti. Gonaives is currently served by one public hospital, according to Health4Haiti’s website (healthfourhaiti.com), and that hospital has been destroyed twice due

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14 Jun 2018

VEIN SPECIALISTS PODCAST WITH VTN’S OWN GARY PITTMAN

Gary Pittman from Vein Therapy News joins Vein Specialists today to discuss his background and experience with the vein industry. Vein Therapy News is teaming with the latest news on products, services, and breakthroughs in the vein treatment industry. We discuss technology and how it is changing the face of

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13 Jun 2018

2018 RESEARCH SUMMIT: WORK BEGINS TO ANALYZE DATA IN RAPIDLY EXPANDING ACP PRO VENOUS REGISTRY

By Vanessa Salvia Contributing Editor Anticipation was high for many members of the phlebology community going into an April 21 closed-door research summit held alongside the International Vein Congress in Miami, convened to discuss how to make the most of the American College of Phlebology’s Patient Recorded Outcome Venous Registry,

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07 Jun 2018

OPTALYSE PE: BTG RESULTS REINFORCE SAFETY, EFFICACY OF SHORTER, LOWER DOSE EKOS THERAPY FOR PE

BTG plc highlighted OPTALYSE PE one-year trial results, presented at the International Society on Endovascular Therapy in Florida in February. The findings confirm that bilateral pulmonary embolism (PE) patients treated in as little as two hours with a total tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) dose as low as 8mg continue to

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03 Jun 2018

NEW VEIN-FINDING PRODUCT UNVEILED AT AAMI 2018 JUNE 1-4

EchoNous, a developer of intelligent medical tools and the parent company of SigCnostics, is applying the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI) with the extreme miniaturization of ultrasound to solve common everyday problems in healthcare. During the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) 2018 Conference & Expo, June 1-4 in

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29 May 2018

INTACT VASCULAR SPONSORS SYMPOSIUM ON POST-ANGIOPLASTY DISSECTIONS MAY 31

Intact Vascular Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, announced May 29 the schedule of key presentations that will be featured during a symposium sponsored together with Philips at the 19th Annual New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) Conference  in New Orleans on May 31. Post-Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (“PTA”)

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11 May 2018

JOHN CHUBACK, MD, FACS, JOINS VEIN THERAPY NEWS EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD

John Chuback, MD, FACS, chief medical officer at Chuback Medical Group in Paramus, N.J., has joined the Vein Therapy News (VTN) Editorial Advisory Board. Dr. Chuback is involved in teaching, entrepreneurship, writing and philanthropy. He is also co-founder of BiosupportMD and Chuback Education. He is an author of numerous articles

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11 May 2018

BOVIE MEDICAL ADDS PLASTIC SURGEON TO BOARD

Diane I. Duncan, MD, FACS has been named to the Bovie Medical Corp. Medical Advisory Board, a maker of medical devices and supplies and the developer of J-Plasma, a patented surgical product marketed and sold under the Renuvion Cosmetic Technology brand in the cosmetic surgery market, “Dr. Duncan, who is

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11 May 2018

MEDICAL SOCIETIES OUT-OF-STEP WITH MEMBERS WHO FAVOR MEDICAID WORK RULE

Three in four physicians favor a new federal policy that allows states to require applicants to work or seek a job in order to obtain Medicaid benefits despite opposition from professional associations that represent them, according to a survey by Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s leading physician search firm and a

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01 May 2018

ACP RELOCATING TO CHICAGO IN JUNE; POSITIONING ITSELF AS VENOUS, LYMPHATIC ADVOCACY LEADER

After 30 years in San Leandro, Calif., The American College of Phlebology (ACP) is relocating its headquarters to Chicago. The move is expected to be complete by the end of June. The new address will be 434 W. Ontario St., Suite 200, Chicago, IL, 60654. This move is one of

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