Friday
SESSION XXIV: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN VENOUS DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENT (6-MINUTE TALKS)
SESSION XXIV SCHEDULE
3:50 PM - 3:56 PM The Future Of Venous Disease And Its Treatment
  Presenters(s): Bo G. Eklof, M.D., Ph.D.  
3:57 PM - 4:03 PM Present Role Of IVC Filter Placement In Patients Undergoing Open And Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Techniques, Indications And Effectiveness
  Presenters(s): Nicholas J. Gargiulo III, M.D.  
4:04 PM - 4:10 PM Temporary IVC Filters: Lessons Learned After 100 Retrievals: What Is The Future?
  Presenters(s): David Rosenthal, M.D.  
4:11 PM - 4:17 PM DVT When To Treat, When Not To Treat: Use Of Lysis And Mechanical Thrombectomy
  Presenters(s): Cynthia K. Shortell, M.D.  
4:18 PM - 4:24 PM Role Of New Biomarkers In The Diagnosis And Management Of DVT: Do They Really Help?
  Presenters(s): Thomas W. Wakefield, M.D.  
4:25 PM - 4:31 PM Update On Endovenous Valve Replacement: Long-Term Results
  Presenters(s): Dusan Pavcnik, M.D., Ph.D.  
4:32 PM - 4:38 PM Dangerous Venous Crossings By Arteries: Location, Pathology And Optimal Treatment
  Presenters(s): J. Leonel Villavicencio, M.D.  
4:39 PM - 4:45 PM PTA Without Stenting Is Effective For Central Brachiocephalic Vein Stenoses: When Are Stents Indicated?
  Presenters(s): Samuel S. Ahn, M.D.  
4:46 PM - 4:55 PM Panel Discussion
Moderator(s): Bo G. Eklof, M.D., Ph.D. /   / Thomas F. O'Donnell, Jr., M.D.     
4:56 PM - 5:02 PM Treatment Of Venous Ulcers By Excision And Split Thickness
  Presenters(s): Kevin G. Burnand, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S., M.S.  
5:03 PM - 5:09 PM Saphenous Nerve Injury With Vein Surgery: Incidence, Diagnosis, Impact, Prevention And Treatment
  Presenters(s): Michael C. Dalsing, M.D.  
5:10 PM - 5:16 PM Trials, Tribulations And Advantages Of Opening A Freestanding Outpatient Vein Center
  Presenters(s): Richard A. Baum, M.D.  
5:17 PM - 5:23 PM Evolving View Of The Importance Of The Small (Lesser) Saphenous Vein In The Management Of Venous Disease: Is It An Often Neglected Component?
  Presenters(s): Thomas F. O'Donnell, Jr., M.D.  
5:24 PM - 5:30 PM Technique And Results Of Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy For Perforator Veins: A Better Simpler Way Than SEPS
  Presenters(s): Elna M. Masuda, M.D.  
5:31 PM - 5:37 PM Incidence And Significance Of Upper Torso DVT: Does It Lead To Pulmonary Emboli And Is Anticoagulation Indicated?
  Presenters(s): Fred A. Weaver, M.D.  
5:38 PM - 5:44 PM Debate: Foam Sclerotherapy Will Eliminate Open And Endovascular Therapy For Varicose Veins
  Presenters(s): John J. Bergan, M.D.  
5:45 PM - 5:51 PM Debate: Foam Sclerotherapy Will Not Eliminate Other Treatments For Varicose Veins: What Are Its Uses?
  Presenters(s): Jose I. Almeida, M.D., F.A.C.S., R.V.T.  
5:52 PM - 6:00 PM Panel Discussion
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ISVS Business Meeting
END OF SESSION XXIV