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Asking the Question

In my career, one of the most difficult life lessons I have learned came from being too afraid to ask the question, “How am I doing?” Some don’t think asking the question is that important. Some avoid it like the plague. Asking the question can be scary. Asking the question opens you up for a ...

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Editor's Note: American Spirit

This spring, as I walked the halls of the New Orleans Convention Center, it happened again…another act of terrorism on our great land. This time, it was in Boston. Flights transporting the attendees of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Interventional Radiology to and from their respectiv ...

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The Total Vein Care Approach

by James A. Heinz, MAHA From 2003–2006, James Heinz was involved with phlebology and minimally invasive techniques on the medical device side as a Certified Clinical Trainer and Sr. Territory Manager with VNUS® Medical Technologies (Covidien). In 2006, he helped open several Center for Venous Di ...

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Announcing a Change in the Name of the American Board of Phlebology

For the past year, the ABPh Board of Directors has been considering the possibility of changing the name of our organization to address several ongoing practical issues we have encountered with the word “phlebology” in our name. One long-standing issue-is that the word “phlebology” is not we ...

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Challenges in Phlebology

Two very important questions are being actively discussed by those with an interest in venous disorders. The first question is how best to assure that physicians now and in the future will be able to obtain comprehensive training in venous disorders so that patients can receive care from those well- ...

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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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F Care Systems US Announces Endo Venous Radio Frequency (EVRF)

F Care Systems US announces their new product, the Endo Venous Radio Frequency device, better known as EVRF®. This product was created to treat varicose veins in one’s private cabinet or in a clinic, while providing very little discomfort and remarkable results in a short time. The EVRF machine h ...

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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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Venowave

Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) is a prevalent and chronic complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). It is characterized by symptoms such as chronic leg pain, edema, brown pigmentation and thickening of the skin. More severe symptoms and complications, such as ulceration, can occur in certain cases

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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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