Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2010 • VOLUME 16 • №4

REVIEW OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE 11TH CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN VENOUS FORUM (JUNE 24-26, 2010, ANTWERP, BELGIUM)

Sapelkin S.V.1, Bogachev V.Yu.2
1 – A.V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery under the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian federation,
2 – Russian State Medical University,
Moscow, Russia

The authors reviewed herein the proceedings of the 11th Conference of the European Venous Forum held under the badge of a more and more significant effect of the positions and principles of evidence-based medicine on the life of the European Phlebological Community. This concerned both the representative reports and special subject lectures dedicated to the statistical analysis in surgery and phlebology, as well as assessment of the remote outcomes of surgical management of venous chronic diseases. Also analysed herein are the materials devoted to the modern minimally invasive techniques aimed at obliterating major veins and used in randomized studies. Presented at the Congress were initial results of employing a novel technique of thermoregulation using steam. Also analysed are the reports concerning interrelationship between phlebology as a science and mass media including the World Wide Web.

KEY WORDS: phlebology, varicose disease, minimally invasive surgery, endovasal laser coagulation, randomised studies.

P. 82-86

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