In this month’s vascularPODCAST episode, host Kush Desai, MD, joins guests Ronald Winokur, Neil Khilnani, Kathleen Gibson, and Mark Meissner to discuss the topic of female pelvic venous disease. Together they examine the latest literature and the impact new scientific data has on treatment options. They also address the significant knowledge gap that exists and considers how physicians should assess, diagnose and measure outcomes to effectively treat these patients.


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In this episode they discuss:


[01.35] News update: the latest literature.
[10.35] How can we objectively assess these patients?
[14.00] Imaging position: upright or supine - does it affect results?
[15.55] Advanced imaging techniques: ultrasound.
[17.49] How to perform embolization to treat uncompensated reflux.
[29.00] How to treat patients with mixed disease.
[37.55] How do we follow up with these patients to measure QoL?
[43.40] Dealing with appeals and reimbursement issues.
[48.15] What future research is needed in female pelvic venous disease?
[56.45] What can the listener do if they are not directly involved in research?

Produced by Radcliffe Vascular.

Sponsored by Medtronic.

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