RSM Venous Forum annual meeting 2017

Date

Monday 10 July 2017
to Wednesday 12 July 2017

3 day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
Organised by

Venous Forum

Accreditation

CPD - Applied for

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about this event

Following the success of last years’ joint meeting with the European Venous Forum our annual meeting returns with a move from its usual spring schedule to early July. 

The programme presents an interesting selection of symposia on several important aspects of venous disease, including controversies in management of superficial venous thrombosis (thrombophlebitis), its progression to DVT and its place as a DoH VTE tool risk factor mandating prophylaxis.  The perennial problem of venous ulcer management is addressed in a joint symposium with the Society of Vascular Nurses and the Tissue Viability Society and ulcers are also the subject of this years keynote Royal Society of Medicine, Venous Forum Lecture: “A national strategy for venous leg ulceration”.

For the first time training in venous disease forms a major part of our meeting with the introduction of a dedicated specialty trainees day immediately preceding the main meeting and there is a training symposium in the plenary programme. 

We return to the ulcer theme with the international guest lecture on“the importance of establishing the correct aetiology and pathology before treating a leg ulcer” to be given by Raghu Kolluri from Cleveland, Ohio.

 

Isaac Nyamekye                                                                 Ian Franklin

President                                                                             Honorary Secretary

 

International Guest lecture

Dr Raghu Kolluri MD, Vascular Medicine, OhioHealth Heart and Vascular Physicians in Columbus, Ohio, USA 

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Exhibitors

AngioDynamics UK, Boston Scientific, Credenhill, Promed, STD Pharmaceuticals, Veniti and Medtronic

 

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

 

The programme and speaker line up will be updated regularly

 

agenda

Trainee masterclass day

10.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

10.30 am

Welcome and introduction

Mr Isaac Nyamekye, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

10.35 am

Venous anatomy and terminology

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, London

10.50 am

Clinical assessment of lower limb symptoms

Dr Sophie Renton, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Northwick Park Hospital and an Honorary Senior Lecturer for Imperial College

11.05 am

Differential diagnosis of leg ulceration

Dr Raghu Kolluri MD, Vascular Medicine, OhioHealth Heart and Vascular Physicians in Columbus, Ohio, USA

11.30 am

What comprises a venous duplex scan?

Ms Charmaine Harrison, Medical Sonographer, Physical balance Ltd

11.45 am

Cross-sectional venous imaging

Dr Narayan Karunanithy, Clinical Lead for Interventional Radiology, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer

12.00 pm

Haemodynamic assessment of venous function

Mr Chris Lattimer, Honorary Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Vascular Surgery, Josef Pflug Vascular Laboratory, Ealing Hospital & Imperial College, West London Vascular & Interventional Centre

12.15 pm

IVUS

Mr David Greenstein, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Northwick Park Hospital and Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth

12.30 pm

Lunch

1.30 pm

Endothermal truncal ablation techniques

Mr Ian Franklin, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital

1.40 pm

Non-thermal truncal ablation techniques

Dr Sophie Renton, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Northwick Park Hospital and an Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

1.50 pm

Assessment and treatment of pelvic vein reflux

Mr David Riding, Clinical Research Fellow, Specialty Registrar in Vascular Surgery, University of Manchester

2.05 pm

Ambulatory phlebectomy technique

Mr David McLain, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Gwent Hospital

2.20 pm

Foam sclerotherapy for truncal veins

Professor Andrew Bradbury, Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Birmingham and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham

2.35 pm

Sclerotherapy for tributaries and reticular veins

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, London

2.50 pm

Treatment of thread veins and telangiectasis

Dr Stephen Tristram, Associate Specialist, North Hampshire Foundation Trust, Basingstoke

3.05 pm

Panel discussion: Sclerotherapy

Mr Andrew Bradbury, Mr Philip Coleridge Smith and Mr Stephen Tristram

3.15 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.30 pm

Acute DVT treatment

Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital

3.50 pm

Anticoagulation and monitoring after acute DVT intervention

Speaker to be confirmed

4.05 pm

Treatment of chronic venous occlusions

Speaker to be confirmed

4.30 pm

Important venous papers

Mr Bruce Campbell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Exeter

4.50 pm

Closing remarks

Mr Isaac Nyamekye, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

7.30 pm

Dinner

Complimentary dinner hosted by Medtronic (For pre-registered delegates only)

Day 1 - Venous Forum annual meeting

9.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

9.35 am

Welcome and introduction

Mr Isaac Nyamekye, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

Symposium 1: Superficial vein thrombosis

Chairs: Mr Ian Franklin, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital and Mr Abdusalam Abu-Own, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Ipswich & Colchester Hospitals

9.40 am

Grading of severity of superficial vein thrombosis

Mr Richard Bulbulia, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Cheltenham General Hospital and Senior Research Fellow, MRC Population Health Research Unit, CTSU, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

9.50 am

What is the risk of SVT complicating varicose veins progressing to DVT? Is inclusion in the DoH VTE risk tool (mandating prophylaxis) justified?

Mr Jeremy Perkins, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

10.00 am

Compression for superficial vein thrombosis, is it necessary and if so for how long?

Mr Steve Goodyear, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

10.10 am

Should varicose veins patients with SVT be given prophylaxis or anticoagulation?

Mr John Vince Smyth, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary

10.20 am

Should we investigate/follow up superficial vein thrombosis?

Mr Mark Whyman, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Cheltenham General Hospital

10.30 am

SVT in normal veins: A different disease?

Mr Simon Hobbs, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and Black Country Vascular Network

10.40 am

Panel discussion

11.00 am

Tea and coffee break

Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

Free paper session 1

Chair: Mr Isaac Nyamekye, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine and Mr Richard Bull, Consultant Dermatologist, Homerton Hospital and Dr Richard Bulbulia, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Cheltenham General Hospital and Senior Research Fellow, MRC Population Health Research Unit, CTSU, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

11.40 am

Randomised controlled trial of compression therapy following endothermal ablation (COMETA trial)

Dr Roshan Bootun, Imperial College London

11.50 am

Simultaneous duplex and air-plethysmography in the assessment of calf muscle pumping

Ms Gitanjali Lobo, Medical Student, American University of the Carribean

12.00 pm

The duplex derived venous arterial flow index (VAFI) may quantify chronic venous disease

Dr Philipp Rudolphi, Universitätsklinik Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Germany

12.10 pm

Venous thrombolysis: A single centre experience

Mr Sai Wunnava, Medical Student, Newcastle University

The Royal Society of Medicine Venous Forum lecture

Introduction by: Mr Ian Franklin, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital

12.20 pm

A national strategy for venous leg ulceration

Mr Keith Poskitt, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Cheltenham General Hospital

1.00 pm

Lunch

Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

Symposium 2: Commissioning and private practice

Chairs: Professor Bruce Campbell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Exeter and Professor Saroj Das, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Northwick Park Hospital

2.00 pm

Four years after CG168 - has it had any national impact?

Professor Andrew Bradbury, Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Birmingham and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham

2.10 pm

Which objective factors should be utilised by commissioners for rationing?

Mr Chris Lattimer, Honorary Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Vascular Surgery, Josef Pflug Vascular Laboratory, Ealing Hospital & Imperial College, West London Vascular & Interventional Centre

2.20 pm

At what severity of superficial venous disease should the NHS commissioners fund treatment?

Mr Andy Garnham,Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Black Country Vascular Network

2.30 pm

PMI restrictions on varicose vein interventions – challenges to independent practice

Mr Sudip Ray, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Parkside Hospital, London and Hunter Suite, Jersey

2.40 pm

Does PMI remuneration for endovenous procedures reflect the surgical expertise

Mr Ravi Singh Ranger, The Vein Clinic, London, UK

2.50 pm

The Competition and Mergers Authority (CMA) ruling and the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN): What are they and how will they impact your practice

Mr Matt James, Chief Executive, Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN)

3.10 pm

Panel discussion

3.30 pm

Tea and coffee break

Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

Debates with interactive voting

Chair: Professor Gerry Stansby, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

4.00 pm

Debate 1: “This house believes that junctional saphenous ligation and stripping is an obsolete procedure”

For: Mr Louis Figlestone, Quality Assurance Lead for Surgery at Public Health Wales Against: Mr Nicholas Hickey, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

4.25 pm

Debate 2: “This house believes that every patient undergoing truncal ablation should be given LMWH”

For: Professor Ian Chetter, Chair of Surgery HYMS, University of Hull, TPD (Vasc) Yorkshire and Humber Deanery and Associate Clinical Director R&D, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Against: Mr Bruce Braithewaite, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust

4.45 pm

Debate 3: “This house believes that every patient with a leg ulcer must have a venous duplex”

For: Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital Against: Professor Bruce Campbell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Exeter

5.10 pm

Business meeting

5.40 pm

Close of day one

7.00 pm

Annual dinner

For those who have pre-registered only

Day 2 - Venous Forum annual meeting

8.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

Symposium 3: Vascular expertise is usually required to diagnose ulcer aetiology before treatment is implemented in the community: In association with the Society of Vascular Nurses and the Society for Vascular Technology of Great Britain and Ireland and Tissue Viability Society

Chairs: Ms Aisling Roberts, Vascular Nurse Specialist and Committee Member, Society of Vascular Nurses and Dr Una Adderley, Lecturer in Community Nursing, School of Health and Social Care, University of Leeds and Professor Gerry Stansby, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

8.30 am

Leg ulceration in the UK: The burden for NHS services

Ms Aisling Roberts, Vascular Nurse Specialist and Committee Member, Society of Vascular Nurses

8.40 am

Managing leg ulcers in the community: What are the key investigations and when should vascular services be involved

Dr Una Adderley, Lecturer in Community Nursing, School of Health and Social Care, University of Leeds

8.50 am

The leg ulcer clinical knowledge summary – a help or a hindrance to rational leg ulcer management

Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital

9.00 am

Can vascular-led leg ulcer services be delivered outside consultant vascular clinics?

Ms Wendy Hayes, Vascular Nurse Consultant, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

9.10 am

Effective delivery of leg ulcer care in a community setting

Ms Alison Hopkins, Chief Executive, Accelerate CIC

9.20 am

A new RSM VF fast-track guideline for leg ulceration

Dr Sophie Renton, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Northwick Park Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

9.30 am

Panel discussion

Symposium 4: Session modern venous imaging: In association with the Society for Vascular Technology of Great Britain and Ireland

Chair: Ms Helen Dixon, President, The Society for Vascular Technology of Great Britain and Ireland and Mr Chris Lattimer, Honorary Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Vascular Surgery, Josef Pflug Vascular Laboratory, Ealing Hospital and Imperial College, West London Vascular and Interventional Centre

9.45 am

Duplex assessment of superficial and deep venous disease - Techniques and Challenges

Ms Tracey Gall, Senior clinical vascular scientist at IVS Ltd

10.05 am

How should vascular trainees get their ultrasound training?

Mr Nikesh Dattani, Vascular Registrar, West Midlands Deanery

10.15 am

Quantifying and prioritising management of mixed obstructing and refluxing venous disease

Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital

10.25 am

Panel discussion

10.30 am

Tea and coffee break

Visit trade exhibition and poster presentations

Symposium 5: Modern management of deep venous disease

Chair: Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital and Professor Andrew Bradbury, Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Birmingham and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham and Professor Alun Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital

11.00 am

Should all patients with acute proximal DVT undergo thrombolysis?

Dr Santhosh Vijay, Consultant Vascular Radiologist, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

11.10 am

Venous occlusive disease – who and when to stent: Tips and tricks

Mr Joe Brookes, Consultant Endovascular Radiologist, University College Hospital

11.20 am

Maintenance after deep venous intervention: Is anticoagulation with DOACs as effective as warfarin, and do antiplatelets have a role

Mr Adam Gwozdz, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Vascular Surgery, King’s College London

11.30 am

Magnetic resonance venography for investigation of pelvic disease: Strengths and weaknesses

Mr Michael Åkesson, MD, Senior Consultant Interventional Radiology Scandinavian Venous Centre, Malmö

11.50 am

Panel discussion

Free paper session 2

Chairs: Mr Keith Poskitt, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Cheltenham General Hospital and Professor Julie Brittenden, Director of Research and Development Vascular Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Professor of Vascular Surgery, College of Medical,Veterinary and Life Sciences University of Glasgow

12.15 pm

Metabolic phenotyping of chronic venous disease by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Miss Sarah Onida, Clinical Research Fellow in Vascular Surgery and Honorary Vascular Specialty Registrar, Imperial College London

12.25 pm

Thrombophilia in non-thrombotic chronic venous disease - A systematic review

Mr Kia Hau Matthew Tan, Medical Student, Imperial College London

12.35 pm

A systematic review of peripheral blood markers in primary chronic venous disease

Miss Lara-Rose Manley, Medical Student, Imperial College London

12.45 pm

The impact of introducing a centralised nurse-led Image-guided pICC line service within the radiology department: A study to compare the radiologist's insertion of tunnelled neck lines versus nurse insertion of PICC lines in a teaching hospital

Dr Syed Haydar, Radiology Registrar, London North West Healthcare

12.55 pm

Lunch

Symposium 6: In association with the British Association of Sclerotherapists

Chairs: Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, President, British Association of Sclerotherapists and Mr Dan Carradice, Academic Clinical Lecturer, Hull York Medical School

2.00 pm

The essentials of treating telangiectases by sclerotherapy

Mrs Claire Judge, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Royal Free Hospital, London, East Grinstead and Woking Hospitals

2.10 pm

Strategy for resolving complex telangiectases

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, President, British Association of Sclerotherapists

2.20 pm

Tricks and tips for limiting cosmetic complications of foam

Mr Gareth Bate, CNS Vascular Surgery, Heart of England NHS Trust

2.30 pm

Will endovenous glue supersede foam sclerotherapy and MOCA as the non-thermal truncal treatment of choice in the NHS?

Mr Ed Challoner, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital Lewisham

2.40 pm

Panel discussion

Symposium 7: Training in venous disease and International guest lecture

Chairs: Mr Sandip Nandhra, Vascular Registrar, Health Education North East and Mr Ian Franklin, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital

3.00 pm

Venous training in the vascular curriculum

Mr John Boyle, Chairman of the Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC), Vascular Surgery and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

3.10 pm

Current training in endothermal and NTNT varicose vein procedures

Mr Lewis Meecham, Vascular Surgery SpR, UK

3.20 pm

Accessing training in crossectomy and stripping on the new Vascular Curriculum

Mr Sandip Nandhra, Vascular Registrar, Health Education North East

3.30 pm

The importance of establishing the correct aetiology and pathology before treating a leg ulcer

International Guest Lecture: Dr Raghu Kolluri MD, Vascular Medicine, Ohio Health Heart and Vascular Physicians in Columbus, Ohio, USA Introduction: Isaac Nyamekye, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine Venous Forum

4.00 pm

Awarding of prizes (oral and poster presentations)

4.15 pm

Completion of evaluation survey and close of meeting

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Trainees masterclass day - Monday 10 July

For the first time, we have introduced a one day masterclass for vascular trainees only.

Special rate: £200 if you attend 3 days (masterclass and annual conference). 

We are delighted to announce Medtronic will host a complimentary dinner on the Monday evening from 7.30 pm to be held at Cote Brasserie, St Christophers place. Spaces are only available for the first 25 trainees who register online.

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