About this event

  • Date and time Mon 28 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm to 6:05pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Venous Forum

This Venous Forum 2020 webinar series will provide insightful updates and discussions on important aspects of venous diseases.

This first webinar will review current best practice and recent advances in the use of anti DVT prophylaxis in for varicose vein procedures. Special speakers will introduce common venous issues and discuss optimal anti-deep vein thrombosis precautions in the time of COVID-19 and beyond. 

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand the range of options for optimal anti-DVT precautions in the time of COVID.

Topics include:

  • Should direct oral anti coagulants (DOAC's) replace LMWH for prophylaxis? 
  • Is hosiery effective in reducing DVT after varicose vein treatments?
  • Applying the evidence to varicose vein procedures

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Key speakers

Dr Tamara Everington

Consultant Haematologist, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker's biography

Tamara Everington graduated in 1993 from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London. Her postgraduate training in medicine in London was complemented by a PhD exploring molecular signalling pathways awarded by University College in 2006. Tamara practices as a haematology consultant subspecialising in haemostasis and thrombosis and is an active researcher. She contributed to the design & delivery of the GAPS study exploring the value of graduated compression stockings in VTE prevention which has now closed and published, and is now working with the same group on the CHAPS study exploring the value of GCS in DVT treatment. She is committed to delivering operational excellence in medicine and has played leading roles in the national VTE exemplar and AF anticoagulation optimisation programmes which have delivered measurable reductions in morbidity and mortality from hospital associated thrombosis and stroke. She is also the clinical lead for digital transformation within Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the local region seeking to improve delivery of clinical care with the support of modern technology.

Professor Bruce Campbell

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Exeter Medical, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and University of Exeter

Speaker's biography

Professor Bruce Campbell was appointed consultant vascular surgeon to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in 1986.  Since 2016 he has been an honorary consultant there and has a venous practice at Exeter Medical.  He has published and spoken very widely on venous and arterial disease and is an Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School. 

He spent several years on the Council of the Vascular Society; he was Honorary Secretary 1998-2002; and inaugural Chair of the Professional Standards Committee (2002-6).  He was on the Council of the Venous Forum at that time and re-joined the Venous Forum Council by invitation in 2016.  He has edited the Technical Section of the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons since 2001.

Bruce Campbell chaired the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Advisory Committees on Interventional procedures 2002-15 and on Medical Technologies 2009-15. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). 

Mr Isaac Nyamekye

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Speaker's biography

Mr Nyamekye works as consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon in Worcestershire (since 2000).

He is past member of the Council of the Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland and served on the executive committee of Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine (2010-2018) and is immediate past president of the Forum (2016-2018). He serves on the editorial board of Phlebology and is a member of the scientific committee of the Societe Francais de Phlebologie. He was awarded Honorary Life Membership of the SFP in 2019.

Mr Nyamekye has a long standing interest in the poorly researched area of anti-VTE prophylaxis for patients’ undergoing endovenous procedures and is committed to engaging venous specialists in this area of care. He has delivered invited presentations at international conferences including at SFP (2018), UIP Chapter meeting (2019) and CACVS (2020). He recently led the group that wrote the RSMVF advice on the subject.

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Mr Ian Franklin, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine and Professor Gerry StansbyProfessor of Vascular Surgery, Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospital  NHS Trust

Does DVT prophylaxis make a difference?

Dr Tamara Everington, Consultant Haematologist, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Is hosiery effective in reducing DVT after varicose vein treatments?

Professor Bruce Campbell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Exeter Medical, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and University of Exeter

Applying the evidence to vv procedures

Mr Isaac Nyamekye, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Online

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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.  

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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