Venous Forum annual spring meeting 2013

Wednesday - Thursday  24 - 25 April 2013

Venue: Royal Society Of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE

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WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL 2013 - DAY 1 + SVN

9.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.55 am

Welcome and introduction
Mr David Berridge, President of the Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

SYMPOSIUM 1: Management of the recalcitrant ulcer
Chair: Ms Aisling Roberts, Vascular Specialist Nurse, Great Western Hospital, Swindon and Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College, London

10.00 am

Investigation
Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College, London

10.10 am

Dressings and bandages
Professor Andrea Nelson, University of Leeds

10.25 am

Role of surgery / endovascular therapy
Dr Manj Gohel, Specialist Registrar North West Thames Rotation, London

10.35 am

Role of sclerotherapy
Mr Isaac Nyamekye, Treasurer, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

10.45 am

Interactive voting on questions (5)

11.00 am

Panel discussion - all speakers

11.15 am

Tea and coffee break
Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

INVITED LECTURE

11.40 am

Introduction: Mr David Berridge, President of the Venous Forum,
Royal Society of Medicine

Changes in Venous Ulceration
Professor Dragan Milic, President Elect European Venous Forum
President of Balkan Venous Forum, Consultant Vascular Surgeon Clinical Centre, Nis

11.55 am

Questions

FREE PAPER SESSION 1
Chair: Professor Bruce Braithwaite, Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Honorary (Clinical) Associate Professor, Nottingham University Hospital and Professor Mark Whiteley, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, The Whiteley Clinic

1.00 pm

Lunch
Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

2.00 pm

Introduction: Professor Gerry Stansby, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Newcastle and Chair, NICE VTE Guideline Development Group

VENOUS FORUM PUMP PRIMING GRANT 2012 REPORT

Long-term outcomes from ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy for chronic venous disease
Dr Katy Darvall, Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Birmingham

SYMPOSIUM 2: Investigation for occult cancer in patients with VTE
Chair: Ms Jayne Burns, VTE Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tunbridge Wells Hospital and Professor Andrew Bradbury, Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham

2.10 pm

Evidence from NICE
Professor Gerry Stansby, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of
Newcastle and Chair, NICE VTE Guideline Development Group

2.22 pm

How do we practically achieve this?
Ms Gayle Porter, Clinical Nurse Specialist VTE Prevention, King's College Hospital

2.34 pm

Patients with recurrent phlebitis / VTE - when do we investigate?
Dr Ganesh Radhakrishna, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals

2.46 pm

Interactive voting 2 - questions from each speaker

2.55 pm

Panel discussion - all speakers

VENOUS FORUM TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP 2012 REPORT

3.05 pm

Introduction: Mr Isaac Nyamekye, Treasurer, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

Report from Venous Forum Travelling Fellowship: Continuous flow models of deep vein thrombosis
Mr Brahman Dharmarajah, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College London

3.15 pm

Tea and coffee break
Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

3.45 pm

Introduction: Mr David Berridge, President of the Venous Forum,
Royal Society of Medicine

INVITED LECTURE

Thrombolysis for DVT - lessons from the CaVen T study
Professor Per Morten Sansdet, Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet and
University of Oslo, Division of Cancer, Surgery and Transplantation, Norway

Long-term outcome after additional catheter-directed thrombolysis versus standard treatment for acute Iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (the CaVen T Study): A randomised controlled trial

4.10 pm

Questions

SYMPOSIUM 3: Difficult Venous Cases
Chair: Professor Gerry Stansby, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of
Newcastle and Chair, NICE VTE Guideline Development Group and Ms Emma Bond, Vascular Clinical Nurse Specialist, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Wales

4.15 pm

American Venous Forum Guest Lecture: The role of duplex ultrasound in the pelvic congestion syndrome
Dr Rafael D Malgor, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stony Brook Medical Center, USA

4.30 pm

Difficult venous cases - interactive session

5.15 pm

Business meeting and completion of evaluation forms

5.30 pm

Close of meeting

7.30 pm

Annual dinner
For those who have pre-booked only
THURSDAY 25 APRIL 2013 - DAY 2

8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

SYMPOSIUM 4: - BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF SCLEROTHERAPISTS

8.55 am

Welcome and introduction
Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, London

9.00 am

Foam sclerotherapy: How to treat recurrent and complex varicose veins (including leg ulcers)
Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, London

9.15 am

Why do some thread veins fail to respond to standard treatment?
Professor Bruce Braithwaite, Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Honorary (Clinical) Associate Professor, Nottingham University Hospital

9.30 am

How to prescribe and use medical compression stockings
Ms Denise Elson, Clinical Product Specialist, Medi UK, Hereford

9.45 am

How to avoid or manage common problems of sclerotherapy (Injection ulcers, PFO, CVA, scotoma, anaphylaxis, DVT)
Dr Haroun Gajraj, Director of The VeinCare Centre, Bristol

10.00 am

Medico-legal problems following minimally invasive treatments for varicose
veins
Mr John Scurr, Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, London

10.15 am

NICE and the MHRA: How does this change things for us?
Mr Mike Watkins, STD Pharmaceutical Products Ltd, Hereford

10.30 am

Venous skin changes - should the NHS treat?
Mr Steve Tristram, Consultant Vascular Physician, BMI Healthcare

10.45 am

Tea and coffee break
Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

11.10 am

Introduction
Mr David Berridge, President of the Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHLEBOLOGY GUEST LECTURE

American College of Phlebology Guest Lecture: Randomized clinical trial comparing endovenous laser ablation and stripping of the great saphenous vein with clinical duplex outcome after 5 years
Mr Martin Lawaetz, Medical Student, Research assistant at Danish Vein Centres

11.25 am

Questions

FREE PAPER SESSION 2
Chair: Mr Richard Bulbulia, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Cheltenham General and Hospital and CTSU, University of Oxford and Ms Sophie Renton, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Northwick Park

11.30 am

Free papers

12.30 pm

Lunch
Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

SYMPOSIUM 5: SOCIETY FOR VASCULAR TECHNOLOGY AND BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF SCLEROTHERAPISTS
Chair: Ms Michelle Bonfield, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Vascular Studies Unit. University
Hospitals Bristol and Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, London

1.30 pm

The role of vascular scientists in diagnosing and treating venous disease
Ms Nicola Sedgwick, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Independent Vascular Services Ltd

1.40 pm

The impact of the new NICE DVT Guidelines on venous imaging in the
future
Mr Ved Ramnani, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Royal Free Hospital

1.50 pm

The diagnosis and treatment of pelvic and ovarian varices using ultrasound
Ms Katja Norse, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Independent Vascular Services Ltd

2.00 pm

The role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of unusual venous pathologies
Mr Matthew Bartlett, Clinical Vascular Scientist, Royal Free Hospital

2.10 pm

Discussion

SYMPOSIUM 6: NICE and Trial Updates
Chair: Professor Andrew Bradbury, Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham and and Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK

2.15 pm

CLASS preliminary findings
Professor Julie Brittenden, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Aberdeen

2.30 pm

Varicose vein GDP
Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College, London

2.45 pm

Discussion

HUNTERIAN LECTURE

2.55 pm

Lower limb venous insufficiency assessing associated quality of life impairment and the effectiveness of intervention.
Mr Daniel Carradice, NIHR Clinical Lecturer, Hull York Medical School, Hull Royal Infirmary

DEBATE Multi-disciplinary Venous Training is the Future
Chair: Dr Tim Lees, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Newcastle Hospital and Professor Andrew Bradbury, Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham

3.20 pm

Pre-debate vote (interactive voting system)
For the motion: Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College, London
Against the motion: Professor Ian Chetter, Hull York Medical School

3.40 pm

Post-debate vote (interactive voting system)

3.45 pm

Awarding of prizes (oral and poster presentations)

3.55 pm

Completion of evaluation forms

4.00 pm

Close of meeting

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