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11/09/17 - Research
VIDIO trial
Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is better than multiplanar venography for diagnosing and treating iliofemoral vein obstruction, according to the results from the Venogram vs IVUS for Diagnosing Iliac...
11/09/17 - Research
VTE risk
A person’s height is associated with increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) according to a study published in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. In...
11/09/17 - Research
Age and varicose veins
Patients older than 65 years appear to benefit from appropriate varicose vein (VV) procedures and this group of patients should not be denied interventions on their varicose veins and venous...
11/09/17 - Research
Pneumatic compression
The results of a multi-centre clinical trial comparing the ACTitouch (Tactile Medical) pneumatic compression device to standard compression stockings (CS), has concluded that the AT device is...
26/10/16 - Research
Surgery, EVLA and UGFS
A clinical trial comparing open surgery and endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy (UGFS) (with phlebectomies) on quality of life and the occlusion rate of the great...
10/05/18 - Research
May-Thurner Syndrome
May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS) - sometimes inaccurately used in the literature to describe iliac vein compression - is more common in women with a ratio of at least 2:1 compared with men, according to a...
25/05/18 - Research
Venous leg ulcers
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...
10/05/18 - Policy
SIR position statement on CDT
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...
10/05/18 - Research
Leg ulcer guidance
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...

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