Post-Thrombotic Syndrome: Understanding the Effects and Implementing Best Practices for Treatment
Paul J. Gagne, MD
The Vascular Care Group
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
Lake Washington Vascular Surgeons PLLC
Erin H. Murphy, MD, FACS
Director, Venous and Lymphatic Institute
Sanger Heart and Vascular, Atrium Health
Charlotte, North Carolina
Ronald S. Winokur, MD, FSIR, RPVI
Associate Professor of Radiology
Director of Venous Interventions
Vascular & Interventional Radiology
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This activity is designed for interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, nurses and techs.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Understand the effects that Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) can have on a patient’s quality of life
- Identify current commercially available, and future, treatment approaches for the treatment of PTS
- Utilize stent in treatment of PTS when applicable
- Understand the post-procedural needs for a patient with PTS
This on-demand webcast is available with synchronized slides and video.
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the educational activity, complete the 12-question post-test with a minimum score of 70%, and complete the activity evaluation form. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Original Release: December 18, 2020-December 18, 2022
Release Date: February 23, 2023
Expiration Date: February 23, 2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.50 hour
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VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHERS
Post-Thrombotic Syndrome: Understanding the Effects and Implementing Best Practices for Treatment taking place from February 23, 2023 to February 23, 2024 has been approved for 1.50 A+ ARRT CE credits by the Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR). The AVIR is an ARRT Recognized Continuing Education Evaluating Mechanism, (RCEEM).
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Dr. Gagne: Advisory Board—Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, Philips; Speakers’ Bureau—Bard, Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, Philips
Dr. Gibson: Consultant—Boston Scientific, Gore, Medtronic, Phillips, Vesper; Research—Bard, Bayer, Medtronic, Vasper
Dr. Murphy: Advisory Board—Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Philips, Vesper; Consultant—Boston Scientific, Cook, Medtronic, Philips, Vesper
Dr. Winokur: Speakers' Bureau—Penumbra; Consultant—BD/Bard, Cordis, Inari Medical, Mentice AB, Phillips Healthcare
Peter Oettgen MD FACC FAHA FACP
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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