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There's Only One: An Interview with Former ACP Executive Director Bruce Sanders

Bruce Sanders, CAE and former executive director of the American College of Phlebology (ACP), left his post last month, but don’t expect that he is just sitting around. Read more.

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BSN Medical

Conrad Jobst had varicose veins, but he did not have a solution for his problem. Sixty-five years ago, the mechanical engineer and inventor decided to create a solution, which led to the birth of modern compression therapy.Today, BSN medical continues to honor Jobst’s legacy with the same commitme ...

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Better Together: An Interview with Covidien's Mark Turco

Covidien has completed its merger with Medtronic, over a year after its purchase in 2014. See what Dr. Mark Turco, newly appointed Medical Director for Medtronic, has to say.

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Helping 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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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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The Importance of Worksite Assessments in Identifying Occupational 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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Leader of the Band: An Interview with the American College of Phlebology's New Executive Director Dean Bender

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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Value-Based Healthcare: An Industry Perspective

Medtronic discusses how the world of health care is changing, and what they are doing to help transform the incentives for health professionals.

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Who’s On First? The Who and the What You Need to Know to Champion Success When Introducing a New Technology in the Vein Space

Communication failures bring misunderstanding, confusion and frustration. For developers of novel technologies, there is a better way, with the right team, and the right plan in place.

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Applications of Pneumatic Compression Therapy for Venous Abnormalities

Pneumatic compression is emerging as an essential tool for the modern physician. See how the latest pneumatic compression devices can enhance compliance and patient outcomes.

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