About this event

  • Date and time Mon 12 Oct 2020 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
  • 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 third webinar will review sclerotherapy techniques and the use of sclerotherapy, including the use of UGFS in migraine and discuss of fibrovein PASS results. It will provide important information and insight into the developments taking place in modern sclerotherapy techniques. 

During this webinar you will:

  • Discover recent advances in the development of sclerotherapy techniques 
  • Understand the use of UGFS in migraine suffers 

Other topics the webinar will touch on include minimising post-sclerotherapy pigmentation and the future of sclerotherapy. These talks by experts in the venous and sclerotherapy field will be followed by a panel discussion.

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Standard pricing available until 12 October 2020.

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Key speakers

Dr Claudine Hamel-Desnos

Specialist in Vascular Medicine, Saint Martin Private Hospital, Ramsay GdS, Caen- France

Speaker's biography

Specialist in Vascular Medicine, Past-President of the French Society of Phlebology, Treasurer of the Multidisciplinary Joint Committee of Phlebology and of the European Board of Phlebology for the UEMS (European Union of Medical Specialists), Claudine Hamel-Desnos has been practising ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy and endovenous thermal ablations for many years, methods for which she has been particularly involved in clinical research, international publications and training.

Mr Zola Sipo Mzimba

Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Western Health and Social Care Trust Northern Ireland

 

Speaker's biography

Zola Mzimba is a Graduate of Birmingham University and completed his basic and higher surgical training in the West Midlands. His out of region experience includes a years Trauma Surgery in South Africa and a year in the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast’s Vascular Unit. He has been a Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon in Northern Ireland since 2006. He is based in Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry on the West of Northern Ireland but is also a Visiting Surgeon to Letterkenny Hospital in the Republic of Ireland. Zola Mzimba relinquished his arterial practice post reconfiguration and centralisation of arterial services and now specialises in access and venous interventions. He is currently the Clinical Chair for the varicose vein dedicated elective care centres Northern Ireland, a project that has led to centralisation of assessment and delivery of superficial venous interventions. Zola Mzimba is an advocate of venous duplex and holds the Registered Phlebology Sonographers credential (RPhS), he is an active member of the Society of Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) and an associate member of the Society of Vascular Technology Great Britain and Ireland (SVTGI). Zola Mzimba is also a Board Member of the British Association of Sclerotherapists.

PD Dr. Med. Torsten Willenberg

Senior Consultant, Gefässzentrum Bern

Speaker's biography
  • Medical Education Marburg, 1999 (Germany)
  • Internal Medicine, 2006, Bern (Switzerland)
  • Angiology, 2008, Bern
  • Vena Docendi, 2013, Bern
  • Senior Consultant 2009
  • Parts of education in France, Great Britain and Italy
  • Numerous PubMed listed publications

Mr Huw Davies

Post CCT Fellow Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Speaker's biography

Huw trained at Imperial College London Medical School, before starting his training in London and the South West. He then  completed his higher surgical training in vascular and endovascular surgery in the West Midlands, where he developed a keen research interest. 

Huw’s research interests include superficial venous disease, NICE guidelines and ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

UGFS in migraine sufferers

Mr Zola Mzimba, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Western Health and Social Care Trust Northern Ireland

Neurologial adverse events in sclerotherapy – the fibrovein PASS results

Mr Huw Davies, Post CCT Fellow Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Minimising post-sclerotherapy pigmentation

Dr Claudine Hamel-DesnosSpecialist in Vascular Medicine, Saint Martin Private Hospital, Ramsay GdS, Caen- France

The future of sclerotherapy

PD Dr. Med. Torsten Willenberg, Senior Consultant, Gefässzentrum Bern

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. 

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