Techniques & Technology

Under Pressure, but How Much? Monitoring Applied Compression Dosages Can Help Improve Patient Care

One who travels the world can truly appreciate enormous variability in care for patients with chronic venous disease among countries, regions, specialties, and providers In these myriads of settings, one treatment modal...Continue Reading


Single Session Venoplasty and Targeted Thrombolysis for Chronic Infrainguinal Venous Obstruction: A Novel Concept

by Raudel Garcia, MD, Paul Gagne, MD, Steve Elias, MD, Nicos Labropoulos, MD and Antonios P. Gasparis, MD Nearly 50 percent of patients with deep venous thrombosis (DVT) develop post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS).1,2 The s...Continue Reading


The Role of Epinephrine in the Treatment of Lower Extremity Reticular and Telangiectatic Veins

by Isabela T. Jones, MD, FAAD and Monique J. Vanaman Wilson, MD Vein specialists have many options when choosing which sclerosants to use for the treatment of lower extremity reticular veins and telangiectasias. In gen...Continue Reading


The Important Role of the Lymphatics in Venous Ulcers: Chronic Wounds May Require More Than Venous Intervention

By Darren J. Wennen MBA*, Daniel Carlson MS, MBA*, and Thomas F. O’Donnell Jr., MD# *Tactile Medical, Minneapolis, Minnesota #Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass. and consultant Tactile Medical Contact: TFOD at todon...Continue Reading


The Safety of Foam Sclerotherapy for Reticular Veins: Our Experience

By Elika Hoss, MD and Mitchel P. Goldman, MD Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, San Diego, CA It is estimated that up to 20 percent of adults have varicose veins and up to 50 percent of women will develop telangictasias by the...Continue Reading


Perforators: Fitting Treatment into the Puzzle of Advanced Disease Management

Venous ulcers are a manifestation of chronic venous insufficiency. Up to 2.7% of the Western population has active venous ulcers and a history of venous ulcers that have healed1. The morbidity associated with venous ulcer...Continue Reading


Meeting Patients' Needs with Telemedicine during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Rebekah Meola Dr. Gregory Buford is a Board Certified plastic surgeon based in Denver, Colorado. In his private practice, he’s been doing virtual consultations for several years. “We work with a lot of pat...Continue Reading



The Value of Linking Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Registries: Demonstrating Value in Managing Chronic Venous Disorders (CVD)

Healthcare as we know it has changed. In a day where evidence-based medicine and patient outcomes are under focus for every specialty, phlebology has a definitive need for practice-based data and an opportunity like no ot...Continue Reading