Industry Spotlight

Help Lymphedema Patients Help Themselves

Symptoms related to lymphedema (LE) can present anywhere in the torso, arm, leg, head and neck. For most, LE erodes quality of life and makes it difficult for patients to care for themselves.

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Dean Bender—New ACP Exec. Director

We’ve all seen Dean Bender working the conferences, walking the halls of education and consulting on any number of issues. But what are the origins of Dean’s work within this field of veins and how did he rise to this new position?

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Worksite Assessments for Injury Risks

Musculoskeletal disorders associated with work tasks have increased in many industries, including medical imaging. Learn how on-site workstation assessments can mitigate injury risks, reduce errors and improve patient care.

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Sapheon's VenaSeal Differentiates with Innovation

Forging an entirely new category of vein care options, Sapheon brings its new VenaSeal System to the market with commercial operations in Europe and future plans to launch domestically in the US. The company is planning to commence an IDE-randomized US clinical study this year. Not yet approved by ...

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Merz Aesthetics' STAND AND DELIVER Program Recognizing Women Who Take a Stand

Michelle Rubin can tell you a thing or two about taking a stand. As the creator and founder of Autism After 21, an organization which strives to provide opportunities and services for adults over the age of 21 with autism, Michelle has dedicated most of her life to serving her own son, Scott, who wa ...

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ArtAssist Arterial

by Paul van Bemmelen, MD, PhD, FACS Silly new therapies that gained credibility For most people, their beliefs are not subject to change unless they see something for themselves, and even then, initially, they cannot believe their eyes. This first experience is hard to obtain when a skeptic is not

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ACTitouch

by Sarah Yonak Venous leg ulcers (VLUs) make up 80% of lower extremity ulcers. These ulcers can persist for lengthy periods of time and are often recurring.1 Many clinicians find themselves frustrated with this common, and often persistent, symptom of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). Common as t ...

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What You May Already Know about Varithena...And Some Things You May Not

Foam. You’ve heard much, probably even seen its benefits in action. Now the FDA has approved Varithena™ (polidocanol injectable foam), and this year it will finally be a reality. But what do you really know about the stuff? BTG, the parent company of Varithena™, published the results of the V ...

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Therafirm Adds Aha to Compression Innovation

by Kam HowardBorrowing from the 90-year history of its parent company, Kansas City–based orthotic and prosthetic textile designer Knit-Rite, Inc., the Therafirm compression design team has been focused on creating better outcomes for patients who use gradient compression hosiery.“Over several de ...

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Calf Muscle Pump: Its Role, Its Limitations—What to Do?

The impact of CVD continues to grow in part because we rarely use our soleus muscles in daily life. See how these muscles can be retrained and stimulated to slow or reverse the development of venous hypertension.

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