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A Solid Foundation Supports Phlebology's Future

It's been said that the taller the building, the deeper and more solid its foundation. The same may be said about the specialty of vein care. Over the past few years, research and education have propelled vein care to lofty new heights, setting baseline data for comprehensive research studies, deve ...

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A Womans Risk CDC Grant Will Help Create Public Awareness About VTE

by Ginny Caylor Recognizing that most women know the signs of a heart attack and even a stroke, but likely have little knowledge about venous thromboembolism (VTE) and its symptoms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is embarking on an aggressive education campaign to address the ...

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Cardiovascular Credentialing International Launches Phlebology Registry Exam and RPhS Credential

Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) launched the Phlebology Registry Examination and corresponding credential, the Registered Phlebology Sonographer (RPhS). Read more.

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CHEST Guidlines for the Treatment of DVT and PE

The American College of Chest Physicians has provided evidence-based guidelines for clinicians for the past 30 years. Here are the new updates for 2016.

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Chronic DVT & The ACCESS Study: An Interview with Dr Mark Garcia

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) affects 600,000 people a year. A significant proportion of DVT becomes chronic. Chronic DVT is an unfortunate affliction that can incredibly limit patients' activity levels, lifestyle, and can be a tremendous burden on society for the costs that it may incur. In an interv ...

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Continuing Medical Education: Better Education Through Accreditation

In June, 2010, the American College of Phlebology established Continuing Education accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Read more.

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Covidien Announces Final Results from Landmark DEFINITIVE LE Study in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease

Study Confirms Effectiveness of Directional Atherectomy with SilverHawk™ and TurboHawk™ Devices as a Frontline Therapy when Treating PAD LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE )--Covidien (NY SE:COV ), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced final 12-month results from its DE FINIT ...

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Exploring the Possibility of an AVF/ACP Merger

In the last, issue Drs. Peter Pappas and Mel Rosenblatt outline their reasons for supporting a merger between the two societies. VEIN asked industry executives to share their ideas in response.

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Fighting Inertia: Merging the ACP and AVF into a Single Society

Merging the American Venous Forum and the American College of Phlebology has been a long- standing thought with many in the venous disease industry for some time now--and for a good reason.

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...For Such A Time As This?

The ACP is set on a new horizon with new leadership. Read how the ACP will add new department staff, expand its educational opportunities and develop partnerships with physicians and organizations for the support of phlebology.

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