Didactic Sessions

20th Meeting of the European Venous Forum

Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland

27-29 June 2019

Provisional Scientific Programme – Didactic Sessions

 

THURSDAY 27 JUNE 2019

11.00-12.00 Didactic Session 1: Superficial Veins. Debate

  • Foam
  • Surgery
  • Thermal Ablation
  • Non-Thermal Ablation
  • Signs and Symptoms due to Systemic Disorders that can mimic Chronic Venous Disease
  • Open Debate with Audience

 

FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2019

12.30-13.30 Didactic Session 2Lymphatics

  • That is why it is a lymphoedema/diagnostic modality, including genetic aspects
  • Research: Here we are at the moment
  • Treatment by conservative means
  • If all fails, surgery?
  • ‘Exotic’ manifestations. The programme in Burkina Faso
17.00-19.00 Didactic Session 3: Venous Thromboembolism

  • Identifying iliofemoral Venous Thromboembolism patients who are likely to gain benefit from thrombolysis and stenting
  • Is QOL score important after thrombus removal, or is patency and Villalta enough?
  • Recurrent venous thromboembolism in the elderly: Predictors and outcomes
  • Postthrombotic syndrome. Long-term follow up. The Basel series
  • The challenge of diagnosing pulmonary embolism
  • Everything you always wanted to know about DOAC/NOAC

 

SATURDAY 29 JUNE 2019

08.30-09.30 Didactic Session 4: Compression

  • Controversies in compression therapy
  • Velcro. A real revolution in compression therapy?
  • Intermittent pressure compression: Just nice to have?
  • Towards a patient-friendly compression therapy
  • Elastic Compression has no benefit in the prevention of the post-thrombotic syndrome! True/False

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