New York, NY, April 09, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The American Venous Forum will host the Spring Fellows Course in Venous Disease on May 11-13, 2014 at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, New Jersey. Please visit www.veinforum.org for more information and to register!
These intimate gatherings of no more than 40 fellows from vascular and interventional radiology programs from around the country, along with a faculty consisting of experts in the field of venous disease and representatives from sponsoring companies, will prove to be a stimulating interaction for all.
The goal of the course is to educate and update the fellows regarding the latest theories and developments in the clinical practice of vein disease management. Fellows will gain an overall understanding of vein disease to allow them to successfully incorporate venous knowledge, skills and techniques into their overall practice as they make the transition from training to the clinical practice. The course program will cover:
• Anatomy and pathophysiology of venous disorders and noninvasive diagnostics
• Chronic venous insufficiency (superficial & deep)
• Pregnancy, upper extremity venous issues, acute DVT and wound care
• Future of venous disease
• The business of venous disease
Course Director- Kathleen Gibson, MD
Course Faculty and Committee Members: Carl Black, MD, Sheila Coogan, MD, Ellen Dillavou, MD, Steven Elias, MD, Mark Garcia, MD, Jennifer Heller, MD, Manju Kalra, MD, Nicos Labropoulos, PhD, Peter Lawrence, MD, William Marston, MD, Mark Meissner, MD, and Peter Pappas, MD
Spring Course Host - Steven Elias, MD
To register, visit www.veinforum.org.
The American Venous Forum (AVF) is dedicated to improving the care of patients with venous and lymphatic disease through education, research and technology. Membership is open to vascular surgeons, physicians and allied health professionals engaged in the care of patients with venous and lymphatic diseases.