Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2015 • VOLUME 21 • №1

Review of materials XVII World Congress of the International Union of Phlebologists (Boston, Massachusetts, USA, September 8-13, 2013)

Baeshko A.A., Shestak N.G.

Belorussian State Medical University, Minsk, Belorussia

The article contains a review of the materials presented at the XVII World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology held in Boston in September 2013. Analysed herein are the opinions and experience of phlebologists from various countries. The contributors discussed various aspects of using foam sclerotherapy and thermal methods of ablation, briefly representing the results of studies concerning thromboses and embolisms, anatomy of veins and methods of ultrasound examination, epidemiology of chronic venous diseases (CVDs), relapses of varicose veins, pharmacotherapy of CVDs, etc.

KEY WORDS: phlebology, venous pathology, diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases, foam sclerotherapy, endovasal methods of ablation of veins, pharmacotherapy.

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