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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 education and updates on the current knowledge and management of venous disease. VS will cover the latest research and therapies in superficial vein disease, pelvic vein disease, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

“In its 10th year VS is sure to deliver a remarkable conference,” he said. “Presented in a practical and interactive format, including lectures from venous experts, live examinations and the best networking experiences in the industry, VS is guaranteed to make your time away from your practice worthwhile. “Join the growing number of physicians April 11-13 who consider the Venous Symposium essential to their practice.

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Course co-directors Dr. Gasparis and Nicos Labropoulos, MD, have issued an International Call for Abstracts, inviting researchers from around the globe to share their work with their peers and the industry. All submitted abstracts will undergo a peer review process and the deadline is March 1.

Accepted abstracts will be displayed at the Venous Symposium in the form of a poster. The presenting author will receive a 15 percent tuition discount when registering for the VS.

The three top graded posters will provide a short oral presentation on the last day of the meeting. The audience will vote for the best oral presentation and the winner will receive $500. Submissions must be emailed to abstracts@venous-symposium.com by March 1.

Submision categories for 2019 include anticoagulation, compression, diagnostic imaging, epidemiology, IVC filters, lymphedema, superficial vein disease, venous education, venous obstruction, venous thromboembolism and wound care.

 

SYMPOSIUM FEATURES

Dr. Labropoulos said there would be live patient consultations, examinations and imaging treatment planning discussions; VS ultrasound protocols; and interactive discussions on the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and patient follow-up.

Other symposium features include:

  • Comprehensive and practical programming.
  • Venous in Visuals: An impactful look at compelling cases, clinical images and procedure videos.
  • VS Question Time: Dedicated to Providing Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions.
  • Lively debates.
  • Topical sessions in collaboration with the American Vein and Lymphatic Society (formerly the American College of Phlebology), the American Venous Forum and the Society of Interventional Radiology.
  • A dedicated Fellows Program.
  • VS Compression Club.
  • Significant Credit Opportunity.
  • Industry Sessions.
  • Robust Exhibition Hall.
  • Social and Networking Events.

 

REGISTRATION

The registration fee includes admission to scientific sessions, course materials and access to presentations online, access to the exhibit hall, admission to the welcome reception, daily continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and boxed lunch in the Exhibit Hall, admission to industry educational sessions and social events.

The VS Fellows Program for physicians in training features free tuition and travel reimbursements.

Register online at http://venous-symposium.com/registration/  VTN

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Larry Storer

Larry Storer

Larry Storer has been editor of Vein Therapy News for 10 years. He has edited computer, shelter and medical publications at Publications & Communications LP for 30 years. He was also a corporate vice president and editorial director before retiring. Larry graduated from Baylor University with a BA in journalism and an MA in communications; and from Lamar University with a MED in school administration. He taught beginning and advanced reporting, beginning and advanced editing and editorial writing at Baylor University. Larry was a reporter, and city and news editor of the Beaumont Journal, and opinion editor at the Beaumont Enterprise and Beaumont Enterprise-Journal. He was also the founding managing editor of the Yuba City (California) Daily Independent-Herald.