BAS – Venous Forum Symposium, 25 April 2013

A joint meeting was held between the BAS and the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine on 25th Apirl 2013 at the Royal Society of Medicine in London.

The programme for this meeting follows:

THURSDAY 25 APRIL 2013 – DAY 2

8.30 am Registration, tea and coffee

 

SYMPOSIUM 4:   British Association of Sclerotherapists    

9.00 am Welcome and Introduction – Philip Coleridge Smith BAS

 

09.00 – 10 mins presentation, 5 mins discussion

Foam sclerotherapy: how to treat recurrent and complex varicose veins.(including leg ulcers)

Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, British Vein Institute, London

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09.15 – 10 mins presentation, 5 mins discussion

Why do some thread veins fail to respond to standard treatment?

Bruce Braithwaite, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Nottingham

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09.30 – 10 mins presentation, 5 mins discussion

How to prescribe and use medical compression stockings.

Denise Elson, Clinical Product Specialist, Medi UK Ltd, Hereford

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09.45 – 10 mins presentation, 5 mins discussion

How to avoid or manage common problems of sclerotherapy (Injection ulcers, PFO, CVA, scotoma,

anaphylaxis, DVT)

Haroun Gajraj, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, The VeinCare Centre, Dorset

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10.00 – 10 mins presentation, 5 mins discussion

Medico-legal problems following minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins.

John Scurr, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, The Lister Hospital, London

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10.15 – 10 mins presentation, 5 mins discussion

NICE and the MHRA: how does this change things for us?.

Mike Watkins, STD Pharmaceutical Products Ltd, Hereford

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10.30 – 10 mins presentation, 5 mins discussion

Venous skin changes – should the NHS treat?

Steve Tristram, Consultant Vascular Physician, The Hampshire Clinic, Basingstoke

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10.45 am Tea and coffee break (visit trade exhibition and poster presentations)

 

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHLEBOLOGY GUEST LECTURE   Check with Gerry that this is still viable.

11.10 am Introduction: Mr David Berridge , President of the Venous Forum,

Royal Society of Medicine

11.25 am Questions

 

FREE PAPER SESSION 2

Chairs: Richard Bulbia / Sophie Renton

11.30

12.30-13.30h Lunch (visit trade exhibition and poster presentations)

 

 

SYMPOSIUM 5  

Society for Vascular Technology and British Association of Sclerotherapists

Chairs: Michelle Bonfield, Philip Coleridge Smith

13.30 – 6 mins presentation + 4 mins discussion

The role of vascular scientists in diagnosing and treating venous disease

Nicola Sedgwick, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Independent Vascular Services Ltd.

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13.40– 6 mins presentation + 4 mins discussion

The impact of the new NICE DVT Guidelines on venous imaging in the future

Ved Ramnani, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Royal Free Hospital.

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13.50– 6 mins presentation + 4 mins discussion

The diagnosis and treatment of pelvic and ovarian varices using ultrasound.

Katja Norse, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Independent Vascular Services Ltd.

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14.00– 6 mins presentation + 4 mins discussion

The role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of unusual venous pathologies .

Matthew Bartlett, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Royal Free Hospital.

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14.10

Discussion

 

Session close: 14.15

 

SYMPOSIUM 6   NICE and Trial Updates     Chair Andrew Bradbury

2.15 pm                CLASS Preliminary Findings                      Prof Julie Brittenden

 

2.30 pm                Varicose Vein GDP                                   Prof Alun Davies

2.45-2.55pm       Discussion

2.55-3.20              HUNTERIAN LECTURE

Lower limb venous insufficiency ‑ assessing associated quality of life impairment and the effectiveness of intervention.

 

Daniel Carradice

 

SYMPOSIUM 7:

Chairs Tim Lees Andrew Bradbury

 

DEBATE Multi-disciplinary Venous Training is the Future

 

3.20 pm Pre-debate vote (interactive voting system)

 

For the motion:           Alun Davies

Against the motion:     Ian Chetter

3.40 pm Post-debate vote (interactive voting system)

3.45 pm Awarding of prizes (oral and poster presentations)

3.55 pm Completion of evaluation forms

4.00 pm Close of meeting


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