AGENDA

All times are in Eastern Time

Thursday Friday Saturday

Thursday, April 27, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Session 1 - Venous Introduction

Moderator - Jose I. Almeida, MD
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:00 - 8:20 AM
Introduction to Endovascular Venous Surgery
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:20 - 8:30 AM
How To Properly Evaluate Patients With Venous Disorders
Mark H. Meissner, MD
8:30 - 8:40 AM
Venous Physiology Basics
Brajesh K. Lal, MD
8:40 - 9:00 AM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Session 2 - Venous Imaging

Moderator - William A. Marston, MD
William A. Marston, MD
9:00 - 9:10 AM
Mapping The Superficial Venous System
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS
9:10 - 9:20 AM
Optimizing Deep Vein Images
Jan Sloves, RVT, RCS, FASE
9:20 - 9:30 AM
What I Look For With Cross Sectional Imaging
William A. Marston, MD
9:30 - 9:40 AM
IVUS Interpretation
Paul J. Gagne, MD
9:40 - 10:00 AM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
William A. Marston, MD
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Exhibit Hall and Break
10:30 - 12:00 PM

Session 3 - Truncal Ablation / Tributary Treatment

Moderator - Lowell S. Kabnick, MD
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
10:30 - 10:40 AM
2022 Varicose Vein Guidelines
Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS
10:40 - 10:50 AM
Thermal Devices: RF And Laser: Which When
Thomas Proebstle, MD, PhD
10:50 - 11:00 AM
Non-thermal Devices: MOCA And Cyanoacrylate Glue: Which When
Steve Elias, MD, FACS, DFAVF, DABVLM
11:00 - 11:10 AM
Foam: Proprietary Polidocanol Microfoam Or Physician Compounded
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
11:10 - 11:20 AM
Ambulatory Phlebectomy Technical Pearls
Paul McNeill, MD
11:20 - 11:30 AM
Tributary Veins: Phlebectomy Or Foam
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
11:30 - 11:40 AM
Complications I've Seen From Superficial Vein Procedures
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
11:40 - 12:00 PM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Exhibit Hall and Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Session 4 - Vein Global Superficial Vein Theater

Moderator - Jose I. Almeida, MD

Technical steps from real case videos demonstrating saphenous vein ablation...

Venclose, ClosureFAST
1470 nm laser (radial fiber and covered fiber)
Clarivein, Venaseal, Varithena


Perforator vein types & treatment with Maven device

Expert panel discusses patient selection, device selection, perioperative care
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
Steve Elias, MD, FACS, DFAVF, DABVLM
Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Session 5 - Spider Telangiectasias

Moderator - Nick Morrison, MD
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS
2:00 - 2:10 PM
C1 Disease: What Work Up Is Needed
Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FCCP
2:10 - 2:20 PM
Sclerotherapy, Laser Or Both
Kandy Hammond, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM
2:20 - 2:30 PM
Complications of Sclerotherapy
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
2:30 - 2:40 PM
Informed Consent For Foam Sclerotherapy
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS
2:40 - 3:00 PM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Exhibit Hall and Break
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Session 6 - Improving Practice Revenue: Part 1

Moderator - Lowell S. Kabnick, MD
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
3:30 - 3:40 PM
Vein Surgery Reimbursement From 2000 To 2023
Laura Ellis, MD
3:40 - 3:50 PM
Games I've Been Forced To Play To Get Reimbursed By Payers
Edward G. Mackay, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
3:50 - 4:00 PM
Adding Wound Care Services
William A. Marston, MD
4:00 - 4:10 PM
Adding Lymphedema Care
Kyle Xu, MD
4:10 - 4:20 PM
Plastic Surgery Services Any MD Can Offer
Jorge I. de la Torre, MD, MSHA, FACS
4:20 - 4:30 PM
Industry Consulting: Good For Industry, Doctors, and Patients
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
4:30 - 4:30 PM
Adjourn
4:30 - 6:00 PM
Welcome Reception

Friday, April 28, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 AM
Exhibit Hall and Break
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Session - 7 Venous Stenting for Iliocaval Obstruction

Moderator - Jose I. Almeida, MD
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:00 - 8:10 AM
Iliac Vein Non-Thrombotic Disease
Paul J. Gagne, MD
8:10 - 8:20 AM
Iliac Vein Post-Thrombotic Disease
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
8:20 - 8:30 AM
Sizing Considerations For Stenting
Patrick Muck, MD
8:30 - 8:40 AM
My Approach To Correcting Post Thrombotic Femoral Popliteal And Tibial Inflow Prior To Iliac Vein Stenting
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
8:40 - 9:00 AM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Session 8 - IVC Controversies

Moderator - Lowell S. Kabnick, MD
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
9:00 - 9:10 AM
Does Stent Type Matter
Constantino S. Pena, MD
9:10 - 9:20 AM
Recurrent Venous Stent Occlusion: Endovenectomy, Bypass Or Compression Only
Seshadri Raju, MD
9:20 - 9:30 AM
Patients With Saphenous Reflux And Deep Venous Obstruction
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
9:30 - 9:40 AM
Perforator Treatment: For C6 Only
Alan Dietzek, MD, RPVI, DFSVS
9:40 - 10:00 AM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Exhibit Hall and Break
10:30 - 12:00 PM

Session 9 - Venous Hemodynamic Considerations

Moderator - Jose I. Almeida, MD
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
10:30 - 10:40 AM
Hemodynamics Of Reflux
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
10:40 - 10:50 AM
Hemodynamics Of Obstruction
Brajesh K. Lal, MD
10:50 - 11:00 AM
Role Of Calf Venous Pump
Seshadri Raju, MD
11:00 - 11:10 AM
The Role Of Collateral Veins In Post-thrombotic Syndrome
Mark H. Meissner, MD
11:10 - 11:20 AM
Importance Of The Microcirculation
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
11:20 - 11:30 AM
Venous Valve Options For Deep Venous Reflux
Steve Elias, MD, FACS, DFAVF, DABVLM
11:30 - 11:40 AM
Does Stent Shape Affect Outcomes
Paul J. Gagne, MD
11:40 - 12:00 PM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Exhibit Hall and Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 PM

Session 10 - Vein Global Deep Vein Theater

Moderator - Jose I. Almeida, MD

Technical steps from real case videos demonstrating...

Iliac vein stenting: Abre stent, Zilver vena stent, Venovo stent, Wallstent & Z stent

Thrombectomy devices: Penumbra Indigo, Inari ClotTriever, Abbott Jeti, BSCI AngioJet, BD Aspirex

IVC Filter Retrieval: Philips Cava Clear

Expert panel discusses patient selection, device selection, perioperative care
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
2:30 - 3:00 PM
Exhibit Hall and Break
3:00 - 4:00 PM

Session 11 - Improving Practice Revenue: Part 2

Moderator - Laura Ellis, MD
Laura Ellis, MD
3:00 - 3:10 PM
The Transition From Insurance To Cash-Based Health Care
Laura Ellis, MD
3:10 - 3:20 PM
My OBL Is Now Subsidized By Arterial Procedures
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
3:20 - 3:30 PM
Venous And Dermatology Services I Offer In Germany
Thomas Proebstle, MD, PhD
3:30 - 3:40 PM
Do's And Don'ts Of Using Lasers On The Skin
Kandy Hammond, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM
3:40 - 3:50 PM
Non-invasive Body Contouring Basics
Jorge I. de la Torre, MD, MSHA, FACS
4:00 - 4:00 PM
Adjourn

Saturday, April 29, 2023

8:00 - 9:00 AM
Exhibit Hall and Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 AM

Session 12 - Thromboembolic Issues

Moderator - Timothy K. Liem, MD
9:00 - 9:10 AM
DVT Standard Of Care
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
9:10 - 9:20 AM
PE Standard Of Care
Srini Tummala, MD
9:20 - 9:30 AM
Problems I've Seen With Inferior Vena Cava Filters
Alan Dietzek, MD, RPVI, DFSVS
9:30 - 9:40 AM
Lysis Vs Thrombectomy
Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
9:40 - 9:50 AM
Apixaban, Rivoroxaban, Warfarin, Enoxaparin: Which, When
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
9:50 - 10:00 AM
My Experience With Older Thrombus Removal Devices
Constantino S. Pena, MD
10:00 - 10:10 AM
Newer Thrombus Removal Devices
Patrick Muck, MD
10:10 - 10:30 AM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Timothy K. Liem, MD, MBA, FACS
10:30 - 11:00 AM
Exhibit Hall and Break
11:00 - 12:00 PM

Session 13 - Pelvic Vein Disorders

Moderator - Mark. H. Meissner, MD
Mark H. Meissner, MD
11:00 - 11:10 PM
My Experience With Pelvic Vein Disorders
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
11:10 - 11:20 PM
When And Which Pelvic Veins To Embolize
Mark H. Meissner, MD
11:20 - 11:30 PM
When And Which Pelvic Veins To Stent
Constantino S. Pena, MD
11:30 - 11:40 PM
The Role Of Conservative Pelvic Vein Management
Mark H. Meissner, MD
11:40 - 12:00 PM
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Mark H. Meissner, MD
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Exhibit Hall and Lunch
Lunch Symposium
Title: Proper use of Legal Entities for Lawsuit Protection & Tax Reduction
Speaker: TBD
This CME accredited activity is supported by Legally Mine.
CME provided by CME Outfitters.
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Session 14 - Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous & Lymphatics (JVSVL) Invited Abstracts

Moderator - Peter Gloviczki, MD
Panel - JVSVL Editorial Board Members
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS
Thomas Proebstle, MD, PhD
Seshadri Raju, MD
Patrick Muck, MD
1:00 - 1:10 PM
Abstract 1 - Presentation
1:10 - 1:15 PM
Abstract 1 - Critique
1:15 - 1:20 PM
Abstract 1 - Question/Answer
1:20 - 1:30 PM
Abstract 2 - Presentation
1:30 - 1:35 PM
Abstract 2 - Critique
1:35 - 1:40 PM
Abstract 2 - Question/Answer
1:40 - 1:50 PM
Abstract 3 - Presentation
1:50 - 1:55 PM
Abstract 3 - Critique
1:55 - 2:00 PM
Abstract 3 - Question/Answer
2:00 - 2:10 PM
Abstract 4 - Presentation
2:10 - 2:15 PM
Abstract 4 - Critique
2:15 - 2:20 PM
Abstract 4 - Question/Answer
2:20 - 2:30 PM
Abstract 5 - Presentation
2:30 - 2:35 PM
Abstract 5 - Critique
2:35 - 2:40 PM
Abstract 5 - Question/Answer
2:40 - 2:50 PM
Abstract 6 - Presentation
2:50 - 2:55 PM
Abstract 6 - Critique
2:55 - 3:00 PM
Abstract 6 - Question/Answer
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Exhibit Hall and Break
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Session 15 - Improving Practice Revenue: Part 3

Moderator - Jose I. Almeida, MD
3:30 - 3:40 PM
My MedGym
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
3:40 - 3:50 PM
Differences In Behavior Between Insurance And Cash Patients
Kandy Hammond, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM
3:50 - 4:00 PM
How to Successfully Add Wellness and Aesthetics - A Proven Model
Laura Ellis, MD
4:00 - 4:10 PM
Clinical Research Services To Augment Income
Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FCCP
4:10 - 4:20 PM
Healthy Returns: Sustainable Investing in the Health Care Sector
Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh
4:20 - 4:30 PM
Closing Remarks
Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT
4:30 - 4:30 PM
Adjourn