Friday, May 28  
08:00 - 09:00 Registration, Breakfast  
09:00 - 10:30 Minimally Invasive Venous Surgery, State of the Art  
  In this Lecture we want to give our Colleagues from Vienna & Austria
(General Practitioners & Specialists) an Overview of Modern Minimally
Invasive Venous Surgery and give them the Opportunity to visit the Industrial Exhibition. 

  Management of Chronic Venous Insufficiency Eberhard Rabe - GERMANY

  Endolasertreatment in Combination with Miniphlebectomy Uldis Maurins - LATVIA

  Principles of Miniphlebectomy acc. to Prof. Várady Zoltán Várady - GERMANY

  Interventions on the Deep Veins: what can be done? Florian Wolf - AUSTRIA

  Lymphatic Problems and Treatment Plans at an Austrian University hospital  Christine Radtke - GERMANY/AUSTRIA

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break, Exhibition  
11:00 - 11:30 PM Opening & Welcome, Presentation of the Industry  

  Welcome, Introduction, Explanation Alexander Flor - AUSTRIA

  Quality in Medicine Werner Fischl - PremiQaMed AUSTRIA

  Vienna Welcomes You Guest of Honor

  Presentation of the Industry Alexander Flor - AUSTRIA

11:30 - 13:30                  Session 1: Endovascular Techniques, Presence and Future

  Wavelengths, Fibres or Way of Procedure Performance for Successful Laser Ablation.
Lessons learned from 18 Years of Experience.
Uldis Maurins - LATVIA

  Laser Crossectomy with Radial Fiber in 10000 Cases Petar Dragic - SERBIA

  Thermal vs non Thermal Ablation who is the Winner?
(myths, proclamations and facts..)
Frantisek Zernovicky - SLOVAKIA

  Innovations in Endovenous Ablation Johann Ragg - GERMANY
  Efficacy and Safety of NTNT Methods - should we be worry  about? Thomas Urbanek - POLAND

  Endovascular Techniques, what the Future brings Lisa Amatangelo - USA

  20 years of Thermal Ablation: Complications and how to avoid them. Lowell Kabnick - USA

  Long Term Results (8 years+) after initial ELVeS Radial
Laser Therapy.
Patrizia Pavei/Giorgio Spreafico

13:00 - 14:30 Lunchbreak, Exhibition  

 14:30–15:00 CLaCS (Cryo-Laser and Cryo-Sclerotherapy) Alexander Flor - AUSTRIA
Anelise Rodrigues - BRASIL

15:00 - 16:30 Session 2: Diagnostic and Treatment Concepts for Minimally Invasive Venous Surgery  

  Minisurgical Concept - Combined Therapy - Treatment Plan Zoltán Böhm - GERMANY

  Tumescence Anesthesia and Sedation for Modern VV Treatment Horst Peter Steffen - GERMANY

  Miniphlebectomy according to Várady's method as the mother of aesthetic phlebology Jaroslaw Kalemba - POLAND

  FOAM Sclerotherapy vs. Miniphlebectomy Javier Serralde - MEXICO

  Strategy and Logic of Varicose Veins Treatment Denis Borsuk - RUSSIA

  HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) in the Treatment of
Varicose Veins - Early Results and Potential of this new Noninvasive Technique
Mark Whiteley - UNITED KINGDOM

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break, Exhibition  
17:00 - 18:00 Session 3: Lymphology, Skin  

  Lymphovenous Anastomosis; an Overview Christine Radtke - GERMANY


Dermatologic Manifestations of Venous Disease

Felizitas Pannier - GERMANY

  Proximity of Nerves and Lymphatic Vessels to the Superficial Veins on the Leg Erich Brenner - AUSTRIA

  Ulcus Cruris - Myth or treatable Ullrich Peter Katz - GERMANY

  Application of Laser Energy to accelerate the Epithelialization of Slowly Healing Wounds Angel Angelov - BULGARIA


Poster Presentation, Poster Price


  Endoveonus Failure Treatment. What to do? Nora Sanchez -MEXICO

  EVLT combined with Miniphlebectomy according to Varady in
Elder Patients with Cardiac and/or other Organs‘ Failure
Marek Glinka - POLAND

  Sclerofoam assisted Endovenous Laser Therapy- a Hybrid Approach Sebastian Mathew - AUSTRIA

  Preservation versus Thermal Ablation of
the Incompetent Great Saphenous Vein in
Varicose Veins Treatment
Ihar Ihnatovich - BELARUS

  Indication for Varicose Veins Surgery as an Inpatient Procedure, Opinion of Experts Frings, Stücker, Rass - GERMANY

  Lower limb venous  hemodynamics  application need in everyday practice Marek Šumaj - SLOVAKIA

  The place of miniflebectomy in the modern treatment of varicose veins. View from Belarus! Maslianski Barys - BELARUS

  Effect of gravitation on the saphenous vein system of the rat György Nadasy - HUNGARY

  Turbo modification of endovenous laser ablation Juris Rits - LATVIA

19:30 - 22:30 Dinner: History of the Congress Zoltán Várady - GERMANY




Saturday, May 29
08:30 - 10:30 Session 4: Deep Veins, Post-Thrombotic Syndrom  

  Post-Thrombotic Syndrome avoidance in Post ATTRACT and Post CAVA Era Thomas Urbanek - POLAND

  Diagnosis in Postthrombotic Syndrom Florian Wolf - AUSTRIA

  Pulmonary Embolisms: are we sure about the Mechanisms? Olga Porembskaya - RUSSIA

  Endovenous Laser Coagulation in the Treatment of Varicose Pelvic Disease or PCS. Larysa Chernukha - UKRAINE

  Postthrombotic Syndrome and Varicose Veins, what should we know? Frantisek Zernovicky - SLOVAKIA

  Foam Sclerotherapy in Varicose Veins secondary to Pelvic Reflux Ceh Gonzalez - CHILE

  Is there a Need for a Deep Venous Valve? Lowell Kabnick - USA

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break, Exhibits  
11:00 - 13:00 Session 5: Aesthetic Phlebology, Sclerotherapy  
  Spiderveins: Treatment by Sclero & Lasertherapy Felizitas Pannier - GERMANY
  Sclerotherapy: Tips and Tricks Imre Bihari - HUNGARY
  Vulvar and Scrotal VVS Treatment Aleksandra Jaworucka - POLAND
  Treatment of Periorbital Veins Matvey Parikow - RUSSIA
  Combination of Minisurgery, Microincisions and Sclerotherapy in Treatment of Teleangiectasias Zoltán Böhm - GERMANY
  Treatment of unwanted Veins of the Hand and Forearm Alexander Flor - AUSTRIA
  Foot Vein Sclerotherapy Aleksandra Jaworucka - POLAND
  Veinlite and Syris V900 for better Results in Sclerotherapy Rüdiger Damisch - AUSTRIA
13:00 - 14:00 Lunchbreak, Exhibition  
14:00 - 16:00 Session 6: Best Results in Phlebology  

  EVLA with 1940nm and Radial Fibres. Advantages of new Wavelength Uldis Maurins - LATVIA

  Gender Disparities in Medicine (Phlebology) and the Effect on Outcome Lisa Amatangelo - USA

  Simultaneous use of Multiple EndovenousTechniques to achieve Clinical and Aesthetic Results Shoaib F Padaria - INDIA

  Treating Venous Ulcers with Ablation Therapy especially Foam Phillip A.Hertzman - USA

  Should Foam Sclerotherapy be used as an Adjunct to Endovenous
Thermoablation to improve Outcomes? Results of a 2 Year Retrospective Study
Mark Whiteley - UK

  High Resolution Ultrasound - the Key to understand Vein Disease Johann Ragg - GERMANY

  Similarities and Controversies in Global Guidelines Sergio Gianesini - ITALY

  10 Years Results after Varicose Vein Ablation Procedure Thomas Noppeney - GERMANY

16:00 - 16:15 Coffee Break, Exhibition  

16:15 - 17:15 Session 7: Hemodynamics Thrombosis Venous Insufficiency  

  VTE: Treatment with Heparin or Fondaparinux during Pregnancy, Treatment of Thrombophlebitis Holger Kiesewetter - GERMANY

  Increasing Compression Compliance in Compliance Challenged Areas – A call to Industry... Malay Patel - INDIA

  The new Guidelines for Treatment of CVD and New Scientific Proofs
about MPFF`s Efficieny, combined with Venous Procedures
Eberhard Rabe - GERMANY

  Final Words - End of the Congress Alexander Flor - AUSTRIA