Dr. Nicos Labropoulos begins this session with an interactive discussion on the patterns of chronic venous obstruction. Dr. Antonios Gasparis introduces the live patient by presenting the history and physical and pre-procedural imaging. Dr. Steve Elias performs the live case which features the treatment of a non-thrombotic iliac vein lesion. Listen in as the faculty share their treatment strategies during the case. Lastly, Dr. Paul Gagne provides an update on the IGuideU study.
These sessions are designed to:
- Identify why patient selection is important in the treatment of deep venous disease
- Help in the management and treatment of patients with both superficial and deep venous disease
- Explain why IVUS plays a role in the diagnosis and treatment of deep venous disease
- Review best practices in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with deep venous disease
General and Vascular Surgeon
Paul J. Gagne MD, FACS, RVT is a Board-certified general and vascular surgeon. Dr. Gagne joined The Vascular Experts in 2007. Previously, Dr. Gagne had been a member of New York University’s Vascular Associates and New York University’s ...
Carl Fastabend, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Cardiologist & Vein Specialist
Carl Fastabend, MD earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, where he also completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiology. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, he has practiced ...
Steven Elias, MD, FACS, DABVLM
Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
Dr. Elias is director of the Center for Vein Disease at Englewood Hospital. He is board certified in venous and lymphatic medicine and in general surgery and completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at Englewood Hospital. Educating ...
Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY
Clinical Interests/Expertise Minimally invasive endovascular surgery for the management of aortic aneurysms (including treatment for thoracic aortic aneurysm; see patient information), lower extremity vascular disease, carotid disease, ...
Professor of Surgery
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Stony Brook, NY
Clinical Interests/Expertise Non-invasive vascular sonography Diagnostic ultrasound (direct and indirect) Colorflow duplex ultrasonography Digital plethysmographic analysis for evaluation of perfusion, spectral waveform analysis ...