RSNA 2006 

Abstract Archives of the RSNA, 2006


Treatment of Lower Extremity Venous Disease

Refresher Courses — Ultrasound, Vascular and/or Interventional Radiology,

Presented on November 27, 2006


Gerant M. Rivera-Sanfeliz MD, Presenter: Nothing to Disclose
Robert J. Min MD, Presenter: Royalties, Diomed Holdings, Inc, Andover, MA


1) Recognize common patterns of superficial venous insufficiency. 2) Identify duplex ultrasound criteria for abnormal, incompetent superficial veins. 3) List indications and relative contraindications of treatments available for superficial venous insufficiency. 4) Understand basic principles and techniques of compression sclerotherapy for varicose and spider veins. 5) Become familiar with key steps involved in ambulatory phlebectomy. 6) Correctly perform endovenous laser and/or radiofrequency ablation procedures. 7) Cite expected success rates of endovenous ablation. 8) Recognize potential complications of chronic venous insufficiency and the treatments.


Cite This Abstract

Rivera-Sanfeliz, G, Min, R, Treatment of Lower Extremity Venous Disease.  Radiological Society of North America 2006 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 26 - December 1, 2006 ,Chicago IL.