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. That’s why I prefer

  • 11.00: Foam. Philippe Kern (CH)
  • 11.08: Surgery. Jurg Traber (CH)
  • 11.16: Thermal Ablation. Lowell Kabnik (USA)
  • 11.24: Non-Thermal Ablation. Heiko Uthoff (CH)
  • 11.32-11.45: Open Debate with Audience
  • 11.45-12.00: Signs and Symptoms due to Systemic Disorders that can mimic Chronic Venous Disease. Daciana Branisteanu (Romania)

FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2019

12.30-13.30 Didactic Session 2Lymphatics

  • 12.30-12.45: That is why it is a lymphoedema/diagnostic modality, including genetic aspects. TBC
  • 12.45-13.00: Research: Here we are at the moment. Jean Paul Belgrado (Belgium)
  • 13.00-13.15: Treatment by conservative means. Daniela Reutter (CH)
  • 13.15-13.30: If all fails, surgery? Nicole Lindenblatt (CH)
17.10-19.10 Didactic Session 3: Venous Thromboembolism

  • 17.10-17.34: Why ATTRACT is not the end of iliofemoral thromboslyis. Stephen Black (UK)
  • 17.34-17.58: Is QOL score important after thrombus removal, or is patency and Villalta enough? TBC
  • 17.58-18.22: Postthrombotic syndrome. Long-term follow up. The Basel series. Christina Jeanneret (CH)
  • 18.22-18.46: The challenge of diagnosing pulmonary embolism. Marc Righini (CH)
  • 18.46-19.10: Everything you always wanted to know about DOAC/NOAC. Michael Nagler (CH)

SATURDAY 29 JUNE 2019

08.30-09.30 Didactic Session 4: Compression

  • 08.30-08.45: Velcro. A real revolution in compression therapy? Giovanni Mosti (Italy)
  • 08.45-09.00: Intermittent pressure compression: Just nice to have? Eberhard Rabe (Germany)
  • 09.00-09.15: Towards a patient-friendly compression therapy. Jürg Hafner (CH)
  • 09.15-09.30: Elastic compression therapy for prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome : How long is long enough? Arina J ten Cate-Hoek (Netherlands)

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