Ellen Dillavou, MD, FACS, RPVI

Dr. Ellen Dillavou is a board-certified vascular surgeon and associate professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Dillavou received her medical degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. She received a Young Investigator's award from the American College of Phlebology, and is currently conducting research into the treatment of perforating veins and their role in leg pain and ulcers.

Additional Articles by: Ellen Dillavou, MD, FACS, RPVI

The ABCs of IVC Filters: IVC Filters Data, Types, Techniques and Retrieval

Introduction The use of IVC filters has recently skyrocketed, and the FDA has issued a warning against retrievable IVC filters. This article will highlight available IVC filter op...

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. T...