Industry Updates

The ATTRACT Study: Open for Patient Enrollment

by Suresh Vedantham, MD The ATTRACT (Acute Venous Thrombosis: Thrombus Removal with Adjunctive Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis) Study, which may define the future of DVT treatment, is now OPEN to patient enrollment! This...Continue Reading

The American Board of Phlebology: Announcing a Multispecialty Consensus Core Content Initiative in Phlebology

Significant innovations and major new concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of vein disorders have come from physicians and surgeons with a variety of specialty backgrounds. This contributes to the significant and expan...Continue Reading

25 Years of Success with a Vision for Tomorrow

This year, the American College of Phlebology (ACP) will celebrate the 25th year of their Annual Congress, which has grown to become the premier educational forum for the diagnosis and treatment of venous disorders in the...Continue Reading

American Venous Registry Now Has IVC Filter Module Potential to Address Issues About Retrievable vs. Permanent Filters

by Eileen Masciale When the American Venous Forum first conceived of the idea of the American Venous Registry, the purpose was to collect patient data expediently in order to answer research questions and improve clinica...Continue Reading

American College of Phlebology Courses Provide Comprehensive Education for CME Credits

by Pamela Beaton While the ACP is known for its live courses, its membership has asked for online CME, and the ACP has responded. The ACP has implemented an online learning management system (LMS) to be able to provide...Continue Reading

The Launch of the American Venous Registry: Putting the Pieces Together to Treat Venous Disease

by Eileen Masciale There are 25 million people in the US who suffer from venous disease, yet for a long time, vein disease has been relegated to “stepchild” status as compared to arterial disease. Now, vein d...Continue Reading

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 pr...Continue Reading

An Open Letter from the American Board of Phlebology

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We write to you today on the topic of the future of clinical practice in the area of venous disease. The ABPh is pursuing the creation of a cross-specialty, consensus-driven curriculum. W...Continue Reading

The ACP Online Education Center Meeting the Needs of a Growing Community

It seems as if everything in our lives is moving online— banking, news, shopping—so it isn’t much of a stretch that continuing medical education (CME) would move online as well. For the participant it pr...Continue Reading

The American Board of Phlebology Continuing to Evolve

As its visibility increases, the American Board of Phlebology (ABPh) has been the subject of debates at meetings of the American College of Phlebology and the American Venous Forum, with viewpoints offered by a member of...Continue Reading