About this event

  • Date and time Tue 28 Sep 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Venous Forum

This third episode of the Venous Forum 2021 series will explore and highlight variations in practice with respect to performing venous imaging and to discuss the management of complex venous cases.

This webinar provides an exciting opportunity to hear from experts in an interesting debate on diagnostic venous scanning, as well as a chance to participate in some interactive and multidisciplinary case presentations. Specialists in their fields will present a variety of unusual venous cases from across areas such as paediatrics, venous aneurysms, entrapment syndromes, and others.

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand the arguments for and against independent vascular scientists leading on diagnostic venous scanning
  • Discuss the management of unusual and difficult venous cases
  • Highlight key points in the management of complex venous disease

This webinar has free CPD accreditation. 

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

Book the other episodes of the series now:

Episode 1 - The Venous Forum prize meeting, pelvic venous disorders and interventions - Tuesday 14 September 2021

Episode 3 - Who should perform diagnostic venous scanning and the complex venous MDT - Tuesday 28 September 2021

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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. 

Key speakers

Professor Alun H Davies

Professor of Vascular Surgery and Honorary Consultant, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Philip Coleridge Smith

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, British Vein Institute

Speaker's biography

Philip Coleridge Smith specialises in the treatment of venous diseases. He introduced duplex ultrasound imaging in the investigation of venous disease and pioneered the introduction of foam sclerotherapy in the UK. He is currently President of the British Association of Sclerotherapists. He is acknowledged as a leading international authority and expert in venous disease.

Andrew Winterbottom

Dr Andrew Winterbottom

Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Addenbrookes Hospital

Speaker's biography

Dr Andy Winterbottom is a Consultant Interventional Radiologist at Addenbrookes Hospital. His subspecialist interests include deep venous intervention, complex endovascular aortic  repair and Uro-radiological intervention.

Mr Stephen Black

Mr Stephen Black

Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, Co-R&D Lead, Cardiovascular Directorate (Cardiology, Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery) and Professor of Venous Surgery, Kings College London

Speaker's biography

Professor Stephen Black is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, as well as Co-R&D Lead for the Cardiovascular Directorate (Cardiology, Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery), and Professor of Venous Surgery at Kings College, London. As Co-founder & Medical Director at UK Vein Clinic, Stephen undertakes medical consultations and minimally invasive procedures. For complex work, his private practice is at Harley Street HCA Clinic, London and Ramsey Ashtead Hospital, Surrey. Mr. Black’s principal clinical interest is the treatment of Venous Disease, and has established a large practice in the treatment of Acute and Chronic Deep Venous Disease, and superficial venous disorders. Stephen is proud to be a part of one of the largest such services in Europe.Professor Black’s medical training was in South Africa (University of the Witwatersrand) before emigrating to the UK in 2001. In 2006, Stephen completed a MD degree at St Marys Hospital and Imperial College under the supervision of Mr John Wolfe and Lord Ara Darzi, and in 2011 received fellowship of the European Board of Vascular Surgery. Stephen is Program director for the European Venous Forum Hands on Workshops and Charing Cross Vascular Symposium Venous Programme, and was the Venous Tutor for European Society of Vascular Surgery from 2014-2018; currently an examiner for the Fellowship of the European Board of Vascular Surgery. Having lectured and published on treatment of acute and chronic DVT, superficial venous disease and other areas of vascular surgery and education, Stephen is currently Editor in Chief for Vascular and Endovascular Review and on the Editorial Board for International Angiology. As the Global and UK principal investigator for ongoing trials, Stephen is actively involved in research to improve the treatment of patients with Venous Disease, and a number of first in man procedures.

Agenda

View the programme

Welcome and introduction

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

Part one: Who should do the diagnostic venous scanning?

Chair: Professor Bruce Campbell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Exeter Medical

Diagnostic venous scanning is best done by trained and independent vascular scientists

Professor Alun H Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery and Consultant Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

The advantages of diagnostic scanning done by the treating venous specialist

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, British Vein Institute

Panel discussion

Part two: The complex venous MDT – case discussion

Chair: Professor Gerry Stansby, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Newcastle University

Interactive case presentations - outside the venous comfort zone

Mr Manj Gohel, President-Elect, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine, Dr Andrew Winterbottom, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Mr Stephen Black, Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, Co-R&D Lead, Cardiovascular Directorate (Cardiology, Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery) and Professor of Venous Surgery, Kings College London

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 the future on various internet channels.

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