Tag: AVF

Fedor Lurie

2020 update to CEAP classification system and reporting standards published

A 2020 update on the Clinical-Etiology-Anatomy-Pathophysiology (CEAP) classification system and reporting standards, authored by Fedor Lurie (Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, USA; University of Michigan,...

AVF releases white paper on considerations in prophylaxis and treatment of...

The COVID-19 subcommittee of the American Venous Forum (AVF) has issued a white paper on considerations in prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE)...

Elder statesman of venous disease delivers golfing metaphor for fortitude, wellness

As a podium talk at the annual meeting of the American Venous Forum (VENOUS 2020; 3–6 March, Amelia Island, USA), it represented a bit...
avf c-tract partnership

C-TRACT trial on image-guided procedures for mitigating post-thrombotic syndrome partners with...

Writing to members of the American Venous Forum (AVF), president Brajesh K Lal (Baltimore, USA), has revealed that the AVF has established a partnership...

Study sees 42% of patients without post-thrombotic syndrome misclassified with Villalta...

The common diagnosis of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) includes a history of deep venous thrombosis and a Villalta Scale score of four or above. However, a...

Setting the record straight: Clarifying the misconceptions of the ATTRACT trial

A special session during the pre-conference Day of Innovation and Science at the American Venous Forum annual meeting (AVF; 20–23 February, Tucson, USA) presented...

High lysis completeness “guarantees high success rates” of iliac vein stent...

A recent study on iliac vein stenting following catheter-directed thrombolysis for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has shown that technical and clinical success  require high...