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Early endovenous ablation of superficial venous reflux as an adjunct to compression therapy is associated with a shorter time to healing of venous leg ulcers than compression therapy alone, according to the firsts results from the Early Venous... (more)

11/04/18 - News

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has issued a position statement on catheter-directed therapy (CDT) for acute pulmonary embolism (PE), which stats that the society deems the use of CDT or thrombolysis to be an acceptable treatment option for carefully selected... (more)
09/04/18 - News

The Royal Society of Medicine’s Venous Forum (UK) has issued a guidance document for the ‘Management of patients with Leg Ulcers, to ensure that all patients with leg ulceration are offered the most appropriate care. In the guidance document, the Venous Forum state that leg... (more)
04/04/18 - News

HyperMed Imaging has received approval to apply the CE Mark for the HyperView medical imaging system allowing distribution of the product in Europe. HyperView is also currently distributed in the US. According to the company, HyperView System is a fast, handheld, battery... (more)

May-Thurner Syndrome

29/04/18

May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS) - sometimes inaccurately used in the literature to describe iliac vein compression - is mo

22/03/18 - News

The American College of Phlebology (ACP) has begun several new initiatives recently to improve the representation of venous and lymphatic health care providers within the medical industry, including shifting its headquarters to Chicago, IL, the College believes the significant... (more)
17/03/18 - News

The experimental drug andexanet was associated with control of serious bleeding in patients taking a common class of anticoagulants known as Factor Xa inhibitors, according to interim clinical trial results presented at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual... (more)
11/03/18 - News

A review of the literature on chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) in pregnant women reveals considerable guidance for their treatment. CVI occurs in up to 80% of pregnant women, while around 7 of every 1,000 pregnant mothers face venous thromboembolism (VTE) and pulmonary... (more)

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11/03/18 - Research
CVI and pregnancy
A review of the literature on chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) in pregnant women reveals considerable guidance for their treatment. CVI occurs in up to 80% of pregnant women, while around 7 of every 1,000 pregnant mothers face venous thromboembolism (VTE) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Pregnancy... (more)
01/03/18 - Research
Varicose veins and DVT
Adults who were diagnosed with varicose veins have a significantly increased risk of incident deep venous thrombosis (DVT), although whether the association between varicose veins and DVT is causal or represents a common set of risk factors requires further research. The study researchers led by Dr... (more)
08/02/18 - Industry
Product launch
Smith & Nephew has launched the PICO 7 Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (sNPWT) in Europe, the devices delivers a number of enhancements which benefit both the clinical effectiveness and patient experience. Clinically, the company claims PICO 7 delivers a more efficient vacuum... (more)
07/02/18 - Research
OPTALYSE PE
One-year results from the OPTALYSE PE trial confirm that bilateral pulmonary embolism (PE) patients treated in as little as two hours with a total tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) dose as low as 8mg continue to show improvements in RV/LV ratio over the long term with a very low all-cause... (more)
02/02/18 - Industry
pDVA System
LimFlow has completed enrolment of the original 10-patient cohort in the US feasibility study of the LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization (pDVA) System. The company also announced that the FDA has accepted the company’s proposal to expand the feasibility study by an additional 15 patients... (more)
31/01/18 - Industry
Abre IDE study
Medtronic has initiated its investigational device exemption (IDE) study for the Abre venous self-expanding stent system. The ABRE IDE Study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Abre stent in subjects with iliofemoral venous outflow obstruction. The first procedure, performed in... (more)

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