Tag: AVF

amplifi vein dilation system

Artio Medical completes enrolment of first-in-human trial investigating Amplifi vein dilation...

Artio Medical announced today it has completed enrolment in its first-in-human study evaluating the Amplifi vein dilation system. In the study, five patients were treated...
fist assist fa-1 device

Fist Assist device for focal arm massage and increased vein circulation...

Fist Assist Devices has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for use of the Fist Assist FA-1 device in the USA...

AVF schedules education series for trainees, early-career practitioners

The American Venous Forum (AVF) is to stage a four-part series of educational sessions aimed at residents, fellows, and early-career practitioners in vascular surgery,...
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...