Friday
SESSION XXVI: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF VENOUS DISEASE (6-MINUTE TALKS)
SESSION XXVI SCHEDULE
3:52 PM - 3:58 PM How Long After An Episode Of DVT Should Anticoagulation Be Continued?
  Presenters(s): Anthony J. Comerota, M.D., FACS, FACC  
3:59 PM - 4:05 PM Does Endovascular Ablation For Varicose Veins Cut The Mustard: Results Of A Prospective Randomized Trial From New Zealand
  Presenters(s): Ramesh K. Tripathi, M.D., F.R.C.S., F.R.A.C.S.  
4:06 PM - 4:12 PM Minimal Doses Of Thrombolytic Agent For Treating DVT And Preventing Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Does Intraprocedural Ultrasound Help?
  Presenters(s): Cynthia K. Shortell, M.D.  
4:13 PM - 4:19 PM Results Of Endovenous Treatment In 1,500 Patients With Ileocaval Venous Obstruction: What Vascular Surgeons Need To Know
  Presenters(s): Seshadri Raju, M.D.  
4:20 PM - 4:26 PM Determination Of Resolution Of Upper Extremity Venous Thrombosis: Should Invasive Treatment Be Selective?
  Presenters(s): Gregory L. Moneta, M.D.  
4:27 PM - 4:33 PM Is First Rib Resection Worthwhile For Chronically Occluded Subclavian Veins?
  Presenters(s): Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D.  
4:34 PM - 4:40 PM Long-Term Results With Aggressive And Conservative Treatment For Effort Thrombosis Of The Axillary-Subclavian Veins: Is Aggressive Treatment Really Indicated And What Should It Be?
  Presenters(s): Karl A. Illig, M.D.  
4:41 PM - 4:47 PM Comprehensive Surgical Treatment For Subclavian Vein Effort Thrombosis: Who, What, When, Where And Why?
  Presenters(s): Robert W. Thompson, M.D.  
4:48 PM - 4:54 PM New Techniques And Methods For Treating Ileofemoral DVT
  Presenters(s): Michael B. Silva, Jr., M.D.  
4:55 PM - 5:01 PM Pharmaco-Mechanical Treatment Of DVT: Emerging Device And Clinical Data Using Isolated Thrombolysis
  Presenters(s): Anthony J. Comerota, M.D., FACS, FACC  
5:02 PM - 5:10 PM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Bo G. Eklof, M.D., Ph.D. / Michael C. Dalsing, M.D.  
5:10 PM - 5:16 PM Modern Detection And Management Of DVT: Clinical Parameters, D-dimers And Duplex In The Era Of Cost Containment
  Presenters(s): Michael C. Dalsing, M.D.  
5:17 PM - 5:23 PM Indications, Techniques And Results With Treatment Of Venous Malformations: How Well Does Embolo/Sclerotherapy Work?
  Presenters(s): Byung-Boong Lee, M.D.  
5:24 PM - 5:30 PM Whatís New In the Medical Treatment Of Thromboembolism: How To Combat The Role Of Inflammation
  Presenters(s): Thomas W. Wakefield, M.D.  
5:31 PM - 5:37 PM Is There Anything New On The Horizon With IVC Filters?
  Presenters(s): David Rosenthal, M.D.  
5:38 PM - 5:44 PM Debunking Some Commonly Held Beliefs About Varicose Veins: Some Shocking Myths And Misconceptions About Varicose Veins And Their Treatment
  Presenters(s): Kevin G. Burnand, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S., M.S.  
5:45 PM - 5:51 PM What Is The Best Method For Obliterating Perforators In 2007: SEPS, Surgery, Duplex-Guided Sclerotherapy Or Duplex-Guided Radiofrequency: When Should They Be Used?
  Presenters(s): Peter Gloviczki, M.D.  
5:52 PM - 5:58 PM Thromboprophylaxis For Arterial And Venous Surgery: What To Use, How To Decide
  Presenters(s): Joseph A. Caprini, M.D.  
5:59 PM - 6:05 PM Chemical Ablation Of Varicose Veins Under Controlled Ischemia: Advantages, Techniques And Results
  Presenters(s): J. Leonel Villavicencio, M.D.  
6:06 PM - 6:12 PM How To Perform Sclerotherapy And Radiofrequency Effectively In An Office Practice
  Presenters(s): Alan M. Dietzek, M.D., F.A.C.S., R.P.V.I.  
6:13 PM - 6:20 PM Is There Any Association Between Obesity And Chronic Venous Disease Of The Legs?
  Presenters(s): Bo G. Eklof, M.D., Ph.D.  
6:20 PM - 6:27 PM With Varicose Veins We Really Donít Need To Obliterate The Long Saphenous Vein!
  Presenters(s): John J. Bergan, M.D.  
6:27 PM - 6:40 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION XXVI