Techniques & Technology

New Vascular Disease Imaging Core Lab

There are several core labs currently operating in cardiovascular medicine, but few, if any, fill the niche area of vascular disease. See what it took to establish a vascular disease core lab at OhioHealth, and what it means for the quality of medical research and patient care.

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Covering CHIVA Strategy for CVD

CHIVA strategy represents an effective saphenous-sparing therapeutic approach for lower limb chronic venous disease. Learn how CHIVA strategy can be a part of your everyday practice.

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The ASVAL Technique

Not every patient matches a “one size fits all” strategy. ASVAL calls into question the usual approach of systematically treating the saphenous vein by stripping or ablation.

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Phlebology International

VEIN Editor Claudia Schou recently caught up with highly acclaimed phlebology expert Kurosh Parsi, M.D., FACD, FACP, who is serving a tenure as conjoint senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales and as president of the Australasian College of Phlebology. What is the history of phlebolog ...

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Diagnostic device can save time, money and lives

by Susan Belknapp According to the American Heart Association, about 8 million Americans have peripheral artery disease (PAD) and, very frequently, patients mistake their symptoms for something else. To exacerbate matters, the American Heart Association reports that PAD often goes undiagnosed by he ...

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Phlebology for the Masses

Newly appointed ACP President Robert J. Min, MD, MBA, Aims to Increase Vein Disease Education, Awareness The American College of Phlebology (ACP) is a non-profit educational organization that is dedicated to research and education about venous disease and up-to-date methods of diagnosis and treatm ...

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Biosound Esaote releases the all new MyLab25Gold

Adapting technologies from their flagship MyLab®70 XV, the new MyLab®25Gold wants to change the perception of limited functionality in hand-carried ultrasound. “The MyLab®25Gold has broken through the barriers and is setting new standards in diagnostic quality and solutions. The new MyLab® pla ...

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The Multi-Faceted Realities of Present Day Medicine

by Marlin W. Schul MD, MBA, RVT, FAcPh How many years have you used a computer in your home? When you had your first mobile phone, was it in a bag? Did you dream it could get any better? Do you remember when the internet was so slow you could complete your paper medical documentation while a web pa ...

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Laser Resolution of Hemosiderin, Staining in Sclerotherapy-Treated Veins

by John E. Bottsford, MD, FACS and Jane Bottsford, RN Introduction As a peripheral vascular surgery practice, we use the gold standard treatment, sclerotherapy, to treat telangiectatic (spider) and reticular (varicose) veins in the lower extremities. These superficial veins enlarge from non-functi ...

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Non-invasive Vascular Testing Technology to Support a Collaborative Care Model for the Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease

by William L. Rogers Abstract Innovative care models that support collaborative diagnosis between primary care providers and specialists aim to provide patients with an earlier diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and other cardiovascular diseases. An essential component of such models i ...

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Veni Vidi Vici Veniti Plans to Conquer the Venous Disease Device Market

One of this year’s most anticipated product launches will come from an emerging entity in the field. Veniti, located in St. Louis, Missouri, is poised and ready to stake its claim. Read more.

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Does Fiber Tip Affect Treatment with a 1470nm Diode Laser?

by John Mauriello, MD, FACPh All laser wavelengths are efficacious in endovenous thermal ablation of saphenous veins when used with the optimal energy dosing (LEED) and power. Short & longer wavelengths The shorter wavelengths (810, 940, 980), produce a higher number of vessel perforations which ...

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Does Fiber Tip Affect Treatment with a 1470 nm Diode Laser?

All laser wavelengths are efficacious in endovenous thermal ablation of saphenous veins when used with the optimal energy dosing (LEED) and power. Read more.

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