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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]