Mr Colin Weir (Consultant Vascular Surgeon) and Dr Steve Tristram (Consultant Vascular Physician and Chairman of BAS Board) will hold a one day workshop in Scotland covering both microsclerotherapy and foam.
This will be a small workshop with numbers strictly limited, to ensure that everyone can see the demonstrations clearly; please reply soonest if you are interested in attending.
Date: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Venue: Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Edinburgh
Fees: BAS members £35
Non-members £150, which includes optional free BAS membership to 31.3.17 (membership criteria apply). Discounted rate for BACN members £120.
Provisional Timings: 10.30 am to 3.30 pm, to be confirmed
The comprehensive content will include presentations, demonstrations and ample opportunity for discussion and questions.
Download programme here, or scroll down to view. CPD accreditation has been applied for.
BAS Workshop 27th September 2016
Spire Murrayfield Hospital,
122 Corstorphine Rd, Edinburgh EH12 6UD
Mr Colin Weir, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, The Vein Clinic, Belfast; BAS Board member
Dr Steve Tristram, Consultant Vascular Physician, The Hampshire Clinic, Basingstoke; BAS Chairman
10.00h Registration, tea & coffee
10.30h – Session 1
Welcome and introductions
Overview of the history of sclerotherapy
Symptoms of venous disease
Anatomy & Physiology of venous system
Sclerosants, concentrations & volumes
Fibrovein: Mechanism of action, DVT risk, elimination
Patient selection & contraindications
The consultation and examination
11.15h – 11.30h TEA/COFFEE
11.30h – Session 2
Hand held Doppler assessment, duplex ultrasound and Veinlite
When to refer to a vascular surgeon
Obtaining informed consent
Treatment & procedure; documentation
Outcomes, post-treatment and aftercare
Compression – introduction, options, how to apply and contra-indications
Foam sclerotherapy – indications, technique, evidence, success rates, aftercare
12.15h – 13.15h LUNCH
14.45h Questions and discussion
15.15h Summary & Close
Please indicate on the feedback sheet if you would like a certificate, and kindly hand it in before you leave.