Introduction to Endovenous Microwave Ablation Treatment


Introductory Course 

  • Learn the latest Endovenous techniques on this one day course held in Guildford, Surrey, UK
  • Watch a Live EMWA case with the opportunity for Q&A


Introductory Course

1 day course

  • Faculty: Professor Mark Whiteley
  • Training targeted to:
    • Trainees
    • Doctors moving into endovenous practice
    • Doctors with no experience in endovenous techniques
    • Doctors who treat veins on an ad hoc basis


  • The venous system of the lower limb
  • Pressure in the venous circulation at rest
  • Functional anatomy relating to the venous system of the legs
  • The venous pump of the lower limb
  • Valve failure and venous reflux
  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Pressure, Flow and inflammation
  • Varicose Veins
  • Passive and Active Reflux
  • Understanding of the CEAP classification
  • Leg varicose veins patterns associated with venous reflux & venous leg ulcers
  • Aims of surgery
    • Diagnosing venous reflux
    • Treatment strategies
    • Traditional Surgery – Why we don’t strip anymore
    • Endovenous Microwave Ablation (EMWA)
  • Surgical techniques
    • Live Scanning
    • Live Case

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