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Our advisory board has been assembled!

In order to keep The College of Phlebology at the forefront of all vascular innovations, we have assembled an international advisory board of specialists from around the world. At launch, this includes: Ah-Kian Ah-Chong, Hong Kong, Surgeon Abdulaziz Al-Muzaini, Kuwait, Surgeon/Radiologist Attilio Cavezzi, Italy, Surgeon Judy Holdstock, UK, Sonographer Lowell Kabnick, USA, Surgeon Edward Mackay, […]

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Charing Cross Symposium 2012

Charing Cross Vascular symposium – April 2012 The annual Charing Cross vascular symposium was held in London this April. On Monday 16th of April, an excellent office-based vein surgery teaching area was full of experts giving lectures and practical tips to delegates. There were stations on endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), radiofrequency ablation (RFA), and foam […]

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Sapheon launches glue study in the UK

Sapheon, the company that is introducing “superglue” to close veins without needing so many anaesthetic injections, has launched a study in the UK. Three centres, two NHS and one private (Charing Cross in London, Countess of Chester Hospital in Chester, and The Whiteley Clinic in Guildford) have all been selected to be part of this […]

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Venefit (formerly VNUS) launches its new 3 cm catheter

Venefit (formerly VNUS Closure), the treatment that started the endovenous revolution for keyhole varicose vein surgery in 1998, has recently announced the development of a new shorter 3 cm catheter. The original VNUS Closure catheter was a “bipolar” radiofrequency catheter – which meant it had a pair of electrodes that passed electrical current between them […]

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More videos online!

We are happy to announce 40 new videos that have been put on The College of Phlebology’s Youtube channel. Covering a wide range of topics from how to mark veins for treatment, how veins are best cannulated, and explanations of the major procedures, there is information here that is useful for patients and practitioners. Please […]

College news

Our advisory board has been assembled!

In order to keep The College of Phlebology at the forefront of all vascular innovations, we have assembled an international advisory board of specialists from around the world. At launch, this includes:   Ah-Kian Ah-Chong, Hong Kong, Surgeon Abdulaziz Al-Muzaini, Kuwait, Surgeon/Radiologist Attilio Cavezzi, Italy, Surgeon Judy Holdstock, UK, Sonographer Lowell Kabnick, USA, Surgeon Edward […]

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Preliminary Agenda Announced for 2nd International Veins Meeting

The conference, taking place at 30 Euston Square, London in March 2018, will provide significant insight into venous disease, male and female pelvic congestion syndrome and leg ulcers. Held over 3 days, the main stream will concentrate on one subject at a time, including thermal ablation, non-thermal ablation, pelvic vein embolisation, perforator vein disease and […]

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Early Bird Registration now open for the 2nd International Veins Meeting!

Following on from a hugely successful 1st year we are very proud to be announcing the launch of The College of Phlebology’s 2nd International Veins Meeting. The College of Phlebology conference will focus on one subject at a time and take it from basic understanding through to the latest advances, and show how this works […]