About this event

  • Date and time Tue 14 Sep 2021 from 5:00pm to 6:50pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Venous Forum

This first episode of the Venous Forum 2021 series will explore new research in pelvic venous disorders and hear updates and new classifications from experts in the field. In this multidisciplinary webinar, delegates will have a chance to hear the original research being performed in venous and related fields as presented by the finalists for the RSMVF prizes. Expert speakers will then discuss the latest evidence and perspectives on the management of pelvic venous disease.

The aim of this webinar is to develop an understanding of pelvic venous disorders and their current management.

During this webinar you will:

  • Hear original research being performed in venous and related disorders presented by finalists for the RSMVF prizes

  • Familiarise yourself with the new classification of pelvic venous disorders from an eminent member of the North American pelvic venous disorders workgroup

  • Consider the gyneacological perspective of the role of pelvic veins in causing pelvic pain

  • Revise what are considered to be the indications for pelvic vein embolization based on the present best evidence

The annual Venous Forum 2021 webinar series will provide insightful updates and discussions on important aspects of venous diseases.

Book the next two episodes now:

Episode 2 - Pelvic venous disorders and interventionsTuesday 21 September 2021

Episode 3 - Performing diagnostic venous scanning and case presentationsTuesday 28 September 2021

This webinar has free CPD accreditation. 

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The Royal Society of Medicine needs your support 

The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic. However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times. Now more than ever, as a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider making a donation  for joining this webinar. Thank you for your generosity. 

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Key speakers

Dr Kathy Gibson

Medical Director, Lake Washington Vascular Surgeons

Speaker's biography

Dr Kathleen Gibson is a board-certified vascular surgeon at Lake Washington Vascular Surgeons in Bellevue, Washington. She graduated with highest honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Her fellowship, residency and undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering were all completed at the University of Washington. She serves on the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine; and the Board of the American Vein and Lymphatic Society. She is a distinguished member of the American Venous Forum and is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. She has authored or co-authored multiple book chapters and articles for and has been an investigator for more than 40 clinical trials. She has been a speaker at multiple conferences in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.

Miss Sangeeta Agnihotri

President, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Speaker's biography

Sangeeta is a consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology in Barts Health Trust. Sangeeta qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London, and underwent her post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Western Australia, and both the Oxford and North Thames deaneries. She subspecialized in Maternal Medicine at the Royal Free, and was awarded subspecialty accreditation by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). Amongst the roles she holds are Perinatal Lead, Co-chair for the Equality and Inclusion Board and Inclusivity Ambassador for the trust. She is a member of the RCOG Faculty and an examiner for the RCOG part 3 Membership exam. Sangeeta’s academic work focusses on areas of education that impact on patient care; she has completed a Masters in Medical Education and is an editor and contributor for the award-winning textbook, “Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the essential curriculum”. The book came out in 2009 when it became a best-selling standard early textbook for its fresh and evidence based approach. She has published on women’s health issues from The Telegraph to Glamour Magazine and is an expert speaker for the charity, Wellbeing of Women. As an expert reviewer, she is an editor of patient information resources for the BMJ and BUPA and reviews medical articles and text books for the BMJ. Sangeeta has recently been elected the President of the Obstetrics & Gynaecology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). Sangeeta joined the RSM as a student member, and has been an active member of the Section, previously holding the positions of honorary secretary and vice president. Amongst her other achievements, Sangeeta is the Chairman for the National Obesity Forum (NOF) and was a previous board member and is the scientific advisor to the Child Growth Foundation. She is principally interested in education in women's health in order to end inequity, promote dignity, and improve women's health globally.

Mr Vivak Hansrani

Specialist Trainee in Vascular Surgery North West Deanery and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Manchester

Speaker's biography

Vivak is a Specialist Trainee in Vascular Surgery based in the North West, and an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Manchester. His research interests include venous disease with a focus on pelvic venous incompetence for which he was awarded his doctorate. He chairs the Manchester Pelvic Vein Study Group which successfully secured two large NIHR project grants to explore the role of pelvic vein incompetence in a definitive case-control study and a pilot randomised controlled trial of its treatment. In addition, he also conducts research in lower limb compression therapy, EVAR and its outcomes and diabetic foot complications. He has experience in clinical trial design and management, systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Mr Ian Franklin, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

Part one: Venous Forum annual meeting prize presentations

Chairs: Mr Ian Franklin and Mr Manj Gohel, President-Elect, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

Genome-wide association analysis and replication in 810,625 individuals identifies novel therapeutic targets for varicose veins
The role of primary thromboprophylaxis in people with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
SARS-CoV-2-related thrombosis: An insidious cause of DVT, from a single centre experience during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the management of chronic deep venous disease using dedicated venous stents
A Systematic Review of the Safety and Efficacy of Stenting of the Inferior Vena Cava
Single-centre series of mechanochemical endovenous ablation for treatment of symptomatic varicose veins
The Importance of Counselling Females of Child Bearing Age Following Venous Thromboembolism; An Illustrative Case Report

Part two: Pelvic venous disorders and interventions

Chair: Professor Julie Brittenden, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Glasgow

The new classification of pelvic venous disorders

Dr Kathy Gibson, Medical Director, Lake Washington Vascular Surgeons

The gynaecological perspective of pelvic veins and pelvic pain

Miss Sangeeta Agnihotri, President, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

The indications for pelvic vein embolization: Outcomes from the first RCT

Mr Vivak Hansrani, Specialist Trainee in Vascular Surgery North West Deanery and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Manchester

Panel discussion
Prize announcement and 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.

The Royal Society of Medicine needs your support 
The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic. However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times. Now more than ever, as a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider making a donation  for joining this webinar. Thank you for your generosity. 

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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