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Venous Venous Venous @VEITHsymposium


 

The Venous Venous Venous @VEITHsymposium program has become a popular staple of the the VEITHsymposium. Now in its 13th year, the Venous Venous Venous program, which will be held on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, features a mixture of didactic sessions and workshops to cover the full gamut of venous disorders and their treatments, surgical, endovascular, and medical. It is “considered to be the best and most complete program,” on venous diseases according to conference organizers.

The didactic Program I (Sessions 63-70) on Superficial Venous Disease will be held all day Thursday and will detail the latest developments in venous clinical examinations and imaging, superficial vein strategies and techniques, thermal and non-thermal ablation, and there will be a special session on venous societal issues and governance.

Moderated by Kathleen J. Ozsvath, MD, and Harold J. Welch, MD, this special program will feature discussions on the future of venous reimbursement In a non-fee for service environment, upcoming venous trials, appropriate use criteria to limit inappropriate venous care, and more.

The didactic Program L (Sessions 87-94) on Deep Venous Disease will be all day Friday and the sessions will include discussions on illiocaval stenting, wound care, and surgical and interventional management strategies for thromboembolic events in the venous system. A special medical management session will address topics including statin use, reversal agents for the DOAC, and the potential utility of e-selectin inhibition, and more.

In addition, two special non-CME workshops – “Ask the Experts” sessions – are being offered on Wednesday afternoon this year:

Module 1: Current Superficial Venous Treatment, Wounds, and Edema will focus on endothermal therapy, cyanoacrylate, MOCA, VTE and recanalization, perforators, sclerotherapy, CVI and lymphadema, lipedema, and wound care and compression.

Module 2: Thrombus Management will address thrombolysis and thrombectomy, stents, IVUS, valves, and Nutcracker syndrome.

The workshops will include video case presentations, lectures and demonstrations on vein management by experts, plus hands-on opportunities where participants can rotate through multiple training stations staffed by professionals to assist them.

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