BAS 2012 Annual Meeting

The British Association of Sclerotherapists held a one day conference at Ettington Chase, Ettington, Stratford-upon-Avon

The meeting included presentations by eminent experts in the field of phlebology and sclerotherapy.

Live demonstrations followed including both foam and liquid sclerotherapy.

The meeting concluded with a discussion of  ‘Top Tips’ from experienced practitioners.


The meeting programme is shown below.

British Association of Sclerotherapists


Ettington Chase

Banbury Road, Ettington, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7NZ

saturday 19th May 2012

09.00h                   Registration, tea and coffee

09.45h                   Welcome

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, President of the BAS

10.00-10.20h          Basics of duplex ultrasound examination and venous physiology.

Professor Andrew Bradbury, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Birmingham
Mr Gareth Bate RGN, Birmingham

10.20-10.40h         Medico-legal aspects of sclerotherapy

Liz Bardolph RGN, Hampshire                                                                      

10.40-11.00h          When should sclerotherapists refer their patients to phlebologists or surgeons?

Mr Bruce Braithwaite, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Nottingham

11.00-11.15           Hand held Doppler ultrasound for dummies

Dr Steve Tristram, Consultant Vascular Physican, Basingstoke                              

11.15-11.30h          Video presentations of sclerotherapy and vein ablation techniques

Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

11.40-12.00h       Coffee (visit trade exhibition and poster presentations)

12.00-12.15h         When to inject and when not to inject

                            Mr Simon Payne, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Portsmouth                          

12.15-12.30h         Why I use foam sclerotherpy

                            Mr Haroun Gajraj, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Yeovil                                 

12.30-12.45h         Mechanical thrombectomy for deep vein thrombosis – TRELLIS

                            Radiologist from Basingstoke                                                                        

12.45-13.00h         Sclerotherapy of face, chest, arms and hand veins

                            Philip Coleridge Smith, President of the BAS



12.00-13.00h       Lunch (visit trade exhibition and poster presentations)


Live Demonstrations

14.00 – 14.20h       Foam sclerotherapy

                            Mr Isaac Nyamekye, Consultant Vacular Surgeon, Worcester

14.20 – 14.40h       How to use hand held Doppler to assess the veins

                            Ms Emma Davies RGN, Somerset

14.40 – 15.00h       Microsclerotherapy

                            Claire Judge RGN, London

15.00 – 15.20h       Veinlite assisted sclerotherapy of reticular veins and telangiectases

                            Martyn King, Aesthetic Physician, Tamworth


15..30-16.00h      Afternoon session

15.30-15.45h         My Practice – My way

                            Dr Sanjay Gheyi

15.30-15.45h         My Practice – My way

                            Dr Lisa Delamayne

15.45-16.00h         Top Tips

                            Dr Steve Tristram, Consultant Vascular Physican, Baskingstoke.


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