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Fluorescence lymphography proven to be suitable for measuring the efficacy of...

Marzanna Zaleska UIP
Indocyanine green dye (ICG) fluorescence lymphography represents a suitable method of providing information on the effectiveness of intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) during the treatment...

Minimally invasive ablation device VENISTAR to support treatment of damaged veins

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STARmed has announced that it has obtained CE Mark approval for VENISTAR, an "innovatively designed" electrode that uses radiofrequency energy to treat patients with...

Pilot study confirms beneficial impact of SkinTE on closing venous ulcers

PolarityTE, a company specialised in regenerative tissue products and biomaterials, has announced findings from an open-label, single-arm pilot study, which examined the impact of SkinTE...

Multilayer dressing demonstrates benefits for VLU treatment by effectively transporting exudate

A pilot evaluation of a new multilayer wound dressing has confirmed its efficacy for transporting exudate containing toxic matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) away from chronic...

FDA approval granted to calf stimulation device for patients at high...

Geko Device
UK-based Sky Medical Technology has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its "geko" device for stimulation of the calf muscles...

Foam “has not been established as superior” to liquid sclerotherapy for...

Neil Khilnani UIP
Speaking at the International Union of Phlebology chapter meeting (UIP 2019; 25–27 August, Krakow, Poland), Neil Khilnani (New York, USA) underlined that the current...

Kurosh Parsi

Kurosh Parsi profile
Kurosh Parsi, incoming president of the International Union of Phlebology, or Union Internationale de Phlebologie (UIP), is an Australian dermatologist, phlebologist and vascular anomalies...

VEST external stent demonstrates low event and disease rates in two...

Vest-stent
Clinical data presented at the 2019 European Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) annual meeting (3-5 October, Lisbon, Portugal), from two prospective trials of the VEST external...

Venous News 11 – September 2019

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In this issue of Venous News: SUPER trial demonstrates benefits of intermittent pneumatic compression "Fascinating vision" of non-invasive varicose vein treatment Oliver Lyons: Pharmacotherapy...

Venous News 11 – September 2019 (US Edition)

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In this issue of Venous News: SUPER trial demonstrates benefits of intermittent pneumatic compression "Fascinating vision" of non-invasive varicose vein treatment Oliver Lyons: Pharmacotherapy for...

Tracy’s story: Facing the challenge of a chronic wound

Disclaimer: Sponsored advertorial It is estimated that chronic wounds cost the NHS more than £5 billion every year, but even more devastating is the impact...

Augmented reality in phlebology practice: Is it essential?

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Like many other industries, the shape of healthcare and medicine is being transformed by the emergence of new technologies. Phlebology, as Anelise Rodrigues (Culabá,...

EVLA-based study confirms laser crossectomy as superior method of preventing AAGSV...

Johann Chris Ragg and Laser Crossectomy results
Laser crossectomy of the GSV has been established as a more effective method of preventing secondary anterior accessory great saphenous vein (AAGSV) reflux than...

New research reveals decreased risk of recurrent VTE in morbidly obese...

Xarelto-obesity
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson has announced the publication of new real-world evidence which confirms that XARELTO (rivaroxaban) reduces the risk...

Stem cell therapy shows promise in preventing venous stenosis and AVF...

stem cell
 Sanjay Misra (Rochester, USA) talks to Interventional News about his research into whether stem cell therapy can help AVFs (arteriovenous fistulas) mature and also prevent venous...

The importance of evidence-based news in graduated compression for healthy subjects

Sergio Gianesini graduated compression
While compression therapy is of the treatment options for patients suffering with venous insufficiency and chronic wounds, this could also present benefits for healthy...

EVLA at different power settings found to have no significant impact...

Denis-Borsuk-EVLA-UIP
There is no significant difference in pain and recanalisation for patients undergoing endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) at different power settings, according to the results...

Results of UK study find that Villalta scale is not disease-specific

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Evidence from a recent study conducted by Imperial College London, UK has further demonstrated that the Villalta scoring system is not disease-specific and correlates...

Omar Ishrak to step down as Medtronic CEO next year

Omar Ishrak, Medtronic’s chairman and CEO is to retire on 26 April 2020, following the end of the company’s current fiscal year. Also, the...

RE-SPECT trial establishes efficacy of Pradaxa for treatment of CVT patients

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Boehringer Ingelheim has announced the publication of primary analysis from RE-SPECT CVT, the first exploratory, prospective, randomised controlled study of a NOAC in patients...

Reflux elimination study reveals effective ultrasound method of treating leg ulcer...

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A study into the efficacy of early reflux elimination for venous leg ulcer (VLU) patients has revealed that the combination of ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy...

Clinical trials confirm efficacy of TLC-NOSF dressing for the safe treatment...

Results from two open prospective trials have revealed that TLC-NOSF sucrose octasulphate dressing, with poly-absorbent fibres, represents an effective and safe treatment for the...

New research outlines correlation between venous reflux patterns and clinical severity

Venous News
Certain reflux patterns in patients with chronic venous disease can be associated with increased clinical severity and a lower quality of life, according to...

Establishing a pathway for the assessment and pre-treatment of venous leg...

Venous News
In her presentation at the Royal Society of Medicine Venous Forum (RSMVF; 17–19 June, London, UK), consultant vascular surgeon Emma Wilton (Oxford University Hospitals,...

Endovenous laser ablation continues to benefit healing of chronic venous ulcers

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Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) of perforating veins has been further established as an effective method of treating chronic venous ulcers in patients with diabetes...