Scientific Programme

PROVISIONAL SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

  • Tripartite Meeting
  • 19th Meeting of the European Venous Forum
  • 9th Annual Meeting of the Balkan Venous Forum
  • Hellenic Phlebological Centre
  • Olympia Hall, Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Greece
  • 28-30 June 2018

THURSDAY 28 JUNE 2018

08.30-10.30 Abstract Session 1: 6 papers  |  (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
10.30-11.00 Refreshments and visit to Exhibition  |  Visit e-Poster Presentations
11.00-12.00 Industry Session 1
12.00-13.20 Abstract Session 2: 4 papers  |  (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
13.20-14.20 Lunch and visit to Exhibition  |  Visit e-Poster Presentations
13.20-14.05 Meet The Experts SessionHot Topics on Current Management of Venous Thromboembolism

  • DOACs experience with routine use and current shortcomings J. Fareed (USA)
  • Impact of ATTRACT study on the use of pharmaco-mechanical thrombolysis A. Comerota (USA)
  • Current issues on the management of superficial vein thrombosis A. Giannoukas (Greece)
14.20-15.20 Industry Session 2
15.20-16.40 Abstract Session 3: 4 papers  |  (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
16.40-17.00 Refreshments and visit to Exhibition  |  Visit e-Poster Presentations
17.00-18.20 Abstract Session 4: 4 papers  |  (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
18.20-19.30 Welcome Reception. Exhibition Areas

 

FRIDAY 29 JUNE 2018

08.30-10.30 Abstract Session 5: 6 papers  |  (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
10.30-11.00 Refreshments and visit to ExhibitionVisit e-Poster Presentations
11.00-12.00 Industry Session 3
12.00-12.30 EVF Invited Lecture“Αεί ο Θεός γεωμετρεί” – A quest for God’s geometry in valve physiology and surgical repair. Ramesh Tripathi (Australia)
12.30-13.30 Didactic Session 1:Title: TBA
13.30-14.30 Lunch and visit to Exhibition  |  Visit Poster Presentations
13.30-14.15 Meet The Experts Session: Hot Topics in Chronic Venous Disease

  • What you should say to the patients about CVD progression? TBA
  • When the saphenous trunks should be spared? N. Labropoulos (USA)
  • Misconceptions of compression in venous disease J. Caprini (USA)
14.30-15.00 EVF Annual General Meeting (Members Only)
15.00-16.40 Prize Winner Session (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
15.00-15.40 2 Presentations from American Venous Forum (AVF)
15.40-16.00 Presentation from American College of Phlebology (ACP)
16.00-16.40 2 Presentations from Japanese Society of Phlebology (JSP)
16.40-17.00 Refreshments and visit to Exhibition  |  Visit to e-Poster Presentations
17.00-19.00 Fast track Oral Presentation (24 papers)  |  3 minute presentation/2 minute discussion
20.30 Congress Dinner

 

SATURDAY 30 JUNE 2018

08.30-10.30 Abstract Session 6:  |  (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
10.30-11.00 Refreshments and visit to ExhibitionVisit e-Poster Presentation
11.00-13.00 Didactic Session 2: 

Joint Session of the European Venous Forum, Balkan Venous Forum and Hellenic Phlebological Society (9 invited speakers)

(10 minute per presentation plus 30 minute Discussion)

13.00 Closing Remarks  |  Presentation of EVF 2019

End of Meeting

Venous Workshop Programme

 

SATURDAY 30 JUNE 2018

 

13:30-15:45   Balkan Venous Forum and Hellenic Phlebological Society

  • VENOUS WORKSHOP: Current updates in Venous diseases treatment
  • Convenors: A. Giannoukas (Greece), K. Bozkurt (Turkey), S. Vasdekis (Greece)
  • (Pre-registration is required – No fees – 20 participants – rotation of 4 groups)

 

13:30-14:30   Part 1

  • 13:30-13:44     Station 1: Foam Sclerotherapy and Ultrasound guided Vein Access | tbc
  • 13:45-13:59     Station 2: Endovenous procedures with laser | tbc
  • 14:00-14:14     Station 3: Laser treatment for varicose veins | Ch. Karathanos (Greece)
  • 14:15-14:29     Station 4: Endovenous procedures with RF | Lazaris (Greece)

 

14:30 – 14:44   BREAK

 

14:44-15:45   Part 2 (rotation of 4 groups)

  • 14:45-14:59     Station 5: Mechano-chemical Tumescentless Endovenous treatment | Gasparis (USA)
  • 15:00-15:14     Station 6: Tumescentless endovenous treatment with glue | Rousas (Greece)
  • 15:15-15:29     Station 7: Tumescentless endovenous treatment with glue | A.K. Bozkurt (Turkey)
  • 15:30-15:45     Station 8: IVC filters | Tsetis (Greece)

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