Scientific Programme

20th Meeting of the European Venous Forum

Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland

27-29 June 2019

Provisional Scientific Programme

 

THURSDAY 27 JUNE 2019

08.00-08.30 Video Session
08.30-10.30 Abstract Session 1: (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
10.30-11.00 Refreshments and visit to Exhibition  |  Visit Poster Presentations
11.00-12.00 Didactic Session 1: Superficial Veins. That’s why I prefer

  • Foam
  • Surgery
  • Thermal Ablation
  • Non-Thermal Ablation
  • Signs and Symptoms due to Systemic Disorders that can mimic Chronic Venous Disease
  • Open Debate with Audience
12.00-13.20 Abstract Session 2: (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
13.20-14.20 Lunch and visit to Exhibition  |  ePoster Presentations
13.20-14.15 Meet the Experts Session 1: The Open Leg, Help, what can I do?

  • Why venous ulcers have difficulties to heal: A pathophysiological review
  • Careful: This is not a venous ulcer!
  • Don’t make a fuss. This ulcer can be closed without local treatment.
  • How ESCHAR and EVRA can be interpreted in current clinical practice in patient selection for treatment
  • Skin grafting.  The ultimate (and best) solution?
  • Conclusion
14.20-15.20 Industry Session 1
15.20-16.40 Abstract Session 3: (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: (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
18.20-19.30 Welcome Reception. Exhibition Areas

 

FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2019

 

07.30-08.30 Varicose Veins. Live presentation of patients. What would you do?
08.30-10.30 Abstract Session 5: (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 2
12.00-12.30 EVF Invited Lecture
12.30-13.30 Didactic Session 2Lymphatics. A quantité négligable?

  • 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
13.30-14.30 Lunch and visit to Exhibition  |  ePoster Presentations
13.30-14.15 Meet the Experts Session 2: How to deal with problems in the Treatment of Varicose Veins

  • SFJ insufficiency and reflux into the AASV
  • Recurrence after endoluminal treatment. Treatment options
  • Is re-crossectomy dead?
  • Insufficient gastrocnemius veins must be treated?
  • Conclusion
14.30-15.00 EVF Annual General Meeting (Members Only)
15.00-16.40 Prize winning papers from the American Venous Forum, American College of Phlebology and the Japanese Society of Phlebology (10 minute presentation, 5 minute discussion)
2 Presentations from American Venous Forum (AVF)
Presentation from American College of Phlebology (ACP)
2 Presentations from Japanese Society of Phlebology (JSP)
16.30-17.00 Refreshments and visit to Exhibition  |  Visit to e-Poster Presentations
17.00-19.00 Didactic Session 3: Venous Thromboembolism

  • Identifying iliofemoral Venous Thromboembolism patients who are likely to gain benefit from thrombolysis and stenting (A Comerota, USA) OR
    Why ATTRACT is not the end of iliofemoral thromboslyis. (Stephen Black, UK)
  • 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
20.30 Congress Dinner

 

SATURDAY 29 JUNE 2019

08.30-09.30 Didactic Session 4: Compression. Still up to date?

  • 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
09.30-10.30 Industry Session 3:
10.30-11.00 Refreshments and visit to Exhibition  |  Visit Poster Presentation
11.00-13.00 Abstract Session 6 (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
13.00 – 13.15 Closing Remarks  |  Presentation of EVF 2020

 

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