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Initial Experience with a New Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Device in Deep Venous Thrombosis

by Cüneyt Köksoy and Umman Sanlidilek The potential for thrombolysis to improve outcomes for patients with deep venous thrombosis (DVT) seems to be strong. The development of pharmacomechanical thrombolysis techniques has enhanced the ability to efficiently remove large thrombus burden. We repo ...

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Filling the Holes: Challenges of Vein Care for Interventional Radiologists

A group of vein specialists with an interventional radiology background discuss the current training gaps that need to be addressed for newer IRs.

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Live and LE&RN: Broadening Our Understanding of Lymphatic Disease

There is an estimated 10 million Americans who suffer with lymphedema. But why is it practically an unknown disease for so many in the U.S.?

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NCS & PCS: Can We Do Better?

Physicians often misdiagnose nutcracker syndrome and PCS and as physicians, we must do better in properly identifying them.

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Are We Providing Effective Anti-DVT Prophylaxis?

DVT occurrence in patients after a minimally invasive procedure is rare, but it is very real. Despite little clinical data to reference, there is a way to prevent this.

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The American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM): Vision and Value

Before we consider the need for standardized training and certification in venous medicine, one fundamental question arises: Do we need venous specialists?

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The VQI VVR: The Importance of Registries in Assessing Treatment of Superficial Venous Disease

The VQI VVR is a tool that allows physicians to anonymously compare their own research, protocols and findings with other physicians and centers for learning purposes.

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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Venous Disease

Doctors have more than just patients to worry about—they have administrative matters, meetings, new medical trends, etc. These all demand time, but there is a solution.

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Varicose Veins: It's in the Genes

Epidemiological data strongly supports familial clustering for varicose vein disease. These three experts have initiated a novel study to identify specifically those genes that are to blame.

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Major Barrier Eliminated for Treating Patients With MOCA Vein Ablation: New CPT Codes Effective January 1, 2017

Medicare will update its 2017 fee schedule to allow those who use mechanochemical ablation treatments to bill CPT codes that are specific to the procedures they perform.

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