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Laser and Energy-Based Treatments for Leg Veins - Workshop

Saturday, April 8 | 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Room: 25 B/C

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits: 2.00 MAX | CE Contact Hours: 2.00 MAX

ACCME Accreditation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Educational Needs Physicians treating patients with venous disease need to understand the algorithm for evaluating venous insufficiency, treating small and large vein disease and managing complications.

Participants This session is indicated for physicians interested in treating large and small vein disease.

Background Requirements This session is intended for both novice and advanced practitioners.

Instructional Content/Expected Learning Objectives

  • Identify the anatomy and pathophysiology of superficial venous disease.
  • Identify surgical and endovascular strategies for managing large vein disease. New device and techniques will be highlighted.
  • Understand considerations for selection of sclerosant agent and laser devices in the treatment of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins.
  • Minimize the adverse events of leg vein treatments.

Director(s)  Margaret Wing-Yan Mann, MD; Vineet Mishra, MD; Robert A. Weiss, MD

Faculty Daniel P. Friedmann, MD; Mitchel P. Goldman, MD; Kasuo Miyake, MD; Margaret A. Weiss, MD

Time Activity
7:00 AM - 7:10 AM Introduction and Pre-Test
7:11 AM - 7:26 AM  Review of Lower Leg Venous Anatomy and Physiology - Daniel P. Friedmann
7:27 AM - 7:37 AM  Treatment of Truncal Varicosities: Endovenous Ablation - Margaret Wing-Yan Mann
7:38 AM - 7:43 AM  Treatment of Large Vessels: Phlebectomy and Duplex Guided Sclerotherapy - Vineet Mishra
7:44 AM - 7:58 AM Treatment of Vessels: Cryo-Laser and Cryo-Sclerotherapy - Kasuo Miyake
7:59 AM - 8:14 AM  Treatment of Small Vessels: Sclerotherapy - Mitchel P. Goldman
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM  Treatments of Small Vessels: Lasers / Devices - Robert A. Weiss
8:31 AM - 8:46 AM  Complications - Margaret A. Weiss
8:47 AM - 9:00 AM  Q&A, Conclusion and Post-Test
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice

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