Techniques & Technology

Compounded Drugs, Compounded Problems?

Clearing up confusion over which sclerosants are FDA-approved, which aren’t, and the significant differences between the brand name and compounded versions Roundtable moderated by Dr. Nick Morrison. Panelists: Davi...Continue Reading

A Novel Platform Technology to Treat VTE

The Bashir™ Endovascular Catheter (Thrombolex, Inc., New Britain, PA) was invented by Riyaz Bashir MD, from Temple University, Philadelphia, in order to (1) create a channel for immediate blood flow through the culp...Continue Reading

Benefits of Achieving Robust Clot Resolution in VTE Patients While Balancing Lower Risk of Adverse Events

How Advanced Catheter-Directed Therapies May Help Improve Outcomes While Reducing the Incidence of Post-PE Syndrome (CTED/CTEPH) and Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) in the Treatment of VTE Patients VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM...Continue Reading

See the Invisible with a New, Non-contact Screening Tool for Venous Insufficiency

Introducing a new, non-contact screening tool for venous insufficiency The medical use of thermography is, amazingly, ancient. As far back as 400 BC, physicians commonly applied a thin coat of mud to a patient’s bod...Continue Reading

Fibrosis and Venous Disease

Fibrosis: An overlooked complication of venous disease impacting surgical success CHRONIC SWELLING is a common complication of venous disease, signifying both venous and lymphatic insufficiency, and is referred to as phle...Continue Reading

Intersections in the Vein Treatment World: Stripping, Catheters, and High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)

To paraphrase a famous rock anthem by Saxon1 (and to change the year slightly): “Where were you in ’99 when the dam began to burst?”2 Several allusions to popular music are embedded in this text (in bold...Continue Reading

Promoting a Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Chronic Edema

by Eric Ansart, Lympha Press President, US distribution; Donald Scott Covington, MD, FACS, CHWS, MED; Suzie Ehmann, DPT CWS CWLT CLT-LANA There is tremendous value generated from improved communication between specialty...Continue Reading

Venous Ulcer Treatment: A Practical Primer

by Michael Cioroiu, MD., FACS; Foram Udeshi DPM; Vinit Shah DPM Chronic venous ulcers—also known as stasis ulcers or venous leg ulcers (VLU)—likely represent the majority of chronic wounds seen in a typical w...Continue Reading

Compression Garments for Lipedema

By Dr. Thomas Wright Lipedema is characterized by painful and swollen fat which accumulates disproportionately in the subcutaneous tissue. New studies have shown that all stages of lipedema show increased swelling in the...Continue Reading

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 presiden...Continue Reading