Tag: Venous disease

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in August

Our recent editorial on the status of the interview, one of the Presidential Addresses from the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM), a slew of new...

‘The future is very bright for venous valve replacement’

The progress of two “promising” new devices in the venous valve replacement space were outlined during a Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) special session co-hosted...

Study shows increase in risk of renal failure following lytic therapy...

A large, single-centre retrospective study has revealed the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) following pharmacomechanical thrombolysis (PMT) for lower-extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT)...

Boston Scientific and BD initiate venous stent recalls

Boston Scientific and BD have both initiated recalls of venous stents. According to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medical device recall notice posted...

The top 10 most popular stories from April

Our April cover story on the links between electronic health records (EHRs) and physician burnout, the continuing problem of manels (or all-male speaking panels)...

New data support ‘routine’ use of IVUS during iliac vein stenting...

A recent study on iliac vein stenting showed better short and mid-term patency rates when intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) was utilized prior to stent deployment...

Researchers recommend national registries address geographical variation in DVT guideline implementation

A new review concludes that the implementation of clinical guidelines for the management of patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) varies among countries, from strict...

Study: ELVeS Radial varicose vein laser therapy shows ‘excellent’ long-term results

ELVeS Radial laser system Long-term results of patients who underwent outpatient laser treatment for varicose veins at the great saphenous vein (GSV) or small saphenous...

Vesper Medical announces first enrollment in the VIVID trial

Vesper Medical recently announced initiation of its Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational device exemption (IDE) study, VIVID (Venous stent for the iliofemoral vein investigational clinical trial...

AVF schedules education series for trainees, early-career practitioners

The American Venous Forum (AVF) is to stage a four-part series of educational sessions running the gamut of venous disorders aimed at residents, fellows...

Women are at a higher risk of iliac vein stent failure,...

A recent study on iliac vein stenting showed lower long-term patency rates for women when compared to their male counterparts. The data were presented...

Dispatches from the vascular front: A vascular nursing perspective in times...

For almost the first month after COVID-19 hit New Orleans with a vengeance, vascular nurse Jayme Boudreaux, APRN, found herself largely stuck at home,...

Elder statesman of venous disease delivers golfing metaphor for fortitude, wellness

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla.—As a podium talk at the annual meeting of the American Venous Forum (AVF), it represented a bit of an outlier. It...