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RSM Venous Forum 2018 annual meeting
Posted: 1st May 2018
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 25 – 26 June, followed by Trainee Masterclass Day 27th June. Registration will close on Tuesday 14th June, and the meeting is normally fully booked so it might be wise to register early if you want to attend. BAS full members are eligible for a discounted rate. See full agenda…
of Free Place Competition announced!
Posted: 10th April 2018
The Win a Free Place competition has been drawn, and the lucky winner is Gaynor Hughes of Aistheta in Crewkerne. Congratulations Gaynor, and we look forward to welcoming you to the conference as our guest. Gaynor will receive a free ticket to attend the 2018 conference on 15th May at Dorney Lake Conference Centre,…
Management of thrombophlebitis: are the new anticoagulant drugs useful?
Posted: 15th March 2018
From time to time, I have to manage patients with thrombophlebitis. The most effective drug for this has been Fondaparinux (a synthetic low molecular weight heparin) which moderates symptoms if given daily for about 6 weeks. Alternatively, low molecular weight heparins may be used for the same duration. This strategy is supported by ACCP Guidelines…
Online registration open
Posted: 7th February 2018
Online registration for the conference on 15th May is now open. Register now The provisional programme will be released shortly. For further details of fees and venue, and to preview proposed speakers and topics, click here.
3 months free membership – a great time to join us!
Posted: 8th January 2018
New member promotion Join the BAS now and enjoy 3 months free membership! New members joining now will be eligible for 15 months membership for the normal annual fee of £125.00. Your membership will run to 31st March 2019. How to join All you need to do is download an application form here, or ask…
Fibrovein Foam Sclerotherapy Workshop
Posted: 1st December 2017
Saturday 10th March 2018 STD Pharmaceutical Products Limited will hold the third one-day Fibrovein Foam Sclerotherapy Workshop at the Educational Centre, Solihull Hospital, Birmingham, B91 2JL on Saturday 10th March 2018. The workshop will be presented by Professor Andrew Bradbury, Mr Philip Coleridge-Smith and Mr Gareth Bate. The Foam Sclerotherapy technique has been developed and used…
2018 Sclerotherapy Conference – Win a Free Place!
Posted: 25th October 2017
The date is confirmed as Tuesday 15th May 2018, at Dorney Lake Conference Centre near Windsor. To promote the event the BAS held a competition to win a free place at the conference. The competition closed on 15th March, and the winner will be announced shortly. All registrations will be automatically entered…
Journal of Aesthetic Nursing article
Posted: 24th July 2017
The July issue of the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing featured Dr Stephen Tristram’s article summarising the annual conference in May this year, on page 308 – don’t miss it! Click here for the full text of the article
Fascinating 3D imagery of venous system
Posted: 24th May 2017
BAS 2017 Conference 18th May, Dorney Lake Conference Centre, Eton. Dr Jean-Francois Uhl (MD, FacPh, Vascular surgeon, member of the French Academy of Surgery; URDIA research unit – Laboratory of Anatomy; Research Director, UNESCO Chair of Digital Anatomy) kindly joined us from Paris, and gave a fascinating presentation on 3D imaging of the venous system by…
Something for everyone…
Posted: 1st May 2016
Around 50 practitioners enjoyed a thought-provoking conference at The Ark in Basingstoke on Thursday 28th April. Vascular surgeons, aesthetic doctors and nurses, microsclerotherapists – all were catered for, in a wide-ranging and innovative programme. Guest speakers included Dr Patrizia Pavei, specialist in phlebological surgery at Padova Hospital in Italy, who spoke on the indications and best…