10 Apr 2018

VARITHENA IS AN ELEGANT SOLUTION FOR C6 ULCER

At 4 months post-treatment, Tom’s wound remained closed and he stated that he was very satisfied with the treatment.     By Kenneth Otah, MD, MSc, FACC Patients with venous ulcers make up over up more than 70 percent of nonhealing ulcers. By the time these patients are referred to

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03 Apr 2018

BTG OPTALYSE PE TRIAL RESULTS REINFORCE SAFETY AND 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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27 Mar 2018

9TH ANNUAL VS WILL WELCOME 400+ TO TIMES SQUARE APRIL 5-7

By Larry Storer The 9th Annual Venous Symposium, directed by Drs. Antonio Gasparis and Nicos Labropoulos, will convene April 5-7 at the Sheraton New York Times Square in New York City. More than 400 physicians, scientists, researchers, allied health professionals and industry professionals representing more than 40 states and 30

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27 Mar 2018

HOSPITAL’S B-HIVE SYSTEM PACKS FULL MEDICAL BROADCAST SYSTEM INTO ONE UNIT

A great deal of advanced medical training involves witnessing surgeries and listening to the guidance, suggestions, and recommendations of the people performing them. Typically, this is done on-site, which often involves costly travel expenses plus a lot of time wasted simply getting to the lesson. There are alternatives available, such

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27 Mar 2018

DON TWO PAIRS OF SURGICAL GLOVES  AS FAST AS ONE PAIR

    Putting on two pairs of gloves is a common occurrence in medicine, particularly among surgeons who work with sharp instruments. It’s frustrating and feels like a waste of time, but that’s reality. Now there are gloves that come already doubled, while being easy to snap on. The GAMMEX

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26 Mar 2018

ACP ADDING NEW ENERGY, APPROACH TO 2018 NASHVILLE ANNUAL CONGRESS

By Amanda Godwin The American College of Phlebology (ACP) is expanding the Annual Congress experience with new educational opportunities, cutting-edge science and research all centered around the latest in healthcare policy. The annual event will offer something for all experience levels of venous, lymphatic and wound care providers and encourage

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26 Mar 2018

ABDOMINAL BINDER: Help with the heavy lifting

Photo 1 Photo 2   photo 3   By Casi White, RDMS, and James E. White, MD, FACS, PVRI   We have all been there, attempting to get a good ultrasound window with transverse and longitudinal views of the saphenous femoral junction and proximal great saphenous vein while fighting the downward

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26 Mar 2018

COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR: IAC VEIN CENTER ACCREDITATION SIMPLIFIED

      Laura Humphries, RVT, RPhS, senior clinical specialist, will present a live webinar (followed by a Q&A session) entitled IAC Vein Center: Accreditation Simplified. at 1 p.m.  (EST)  Tuesday, March 27. There is still time to register. Note: This account is for IAC webinars only; it is the account you will

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12 Mar 2018

MICROSOFT SHUTTERS ITS HEALTHVAULT RESEARCH PROGRAM

  Do you remember in 2017 when Microsoft announced HealthVault, an initiative to produce apps to offer analysis and user insights based on personal health records? Microsoft decided in January that it wasn’t such a good idea or maybe that it wasn’t self-supporting, so it has been shut down. It

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12 Mar 2018

9th ANNUAL VENOUS SYMPOSIUM WILL WELCOME 400-PLUS TO TIMES SQUARE APRIL 5-7

    The 9th Annual Venous Symposium, directed by Drs. Antonio Gasparis and Nicos Labropoulos, will convene April 5-7 at the Sheraton New York Times Square in New York City. More than 400 physicians, scientists, researchers, allied health professionals and industry professionals representing more than 40 states and 30 countries

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