Education

Venous Disease Guidelines

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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New CPT Codes for MOCA Vein Ablation

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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The VQI VVR Registry

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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Latest Articles About Education
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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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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Venous Disease Coalition The Ongoing Challenge to Educate about Venous Disease

The Vascular Disease Foundation’s Venous Disease Coalition works hard to develop innovative and impactful ways of educating professionals and patients about the perils of venous disease.

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Optimizing Localized Compression for Venous Ulcers Experience with a Novel Air-filled Bolster Foam Dressing (P-FAB)

It is generally agreed upon that the fundamental treatment for chronic venous insufficiency and venous leg ulcers is compression. Read more.

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The Simulation of Reality: The Reality of Simulation

As the education of those specialties which are procedure-oriented has evolved, so have the tools of teaching. Read more.

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National Venous Screening Program Reveals Correlation Between BMI and Venous Disease

by Eileen Masciale Too many adults in this country are overweight. A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on Prevalence and Trends in Obesity Among US Adults, 1999-2008, determined that the prevalence estimates for overweight and obesity combined (Body Mass Index/BMI >25) were 6 ...

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Endovascular Simulation Training and the Venous System Initial Observations

The practice of vascular surgery continues to evolve and vascular surgical education and training principles must evolve with it.

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