Recent Developments for the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Venous Outflow Obstruction







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This webinar will focus on recent technical developments for treating endovascular patients with acute and chronic venous outflow obstruction. New data for dedicated venous stents are now available and will be summarized. Within acute deep vein thrombosis endovascular treatment, new thrombectomy devices are now available which give the opportunity to avoid long-term local lysis therapy.

Performed By:

Michael Lichtenberg

Michael Lichtenberg

Ramesh K Tripathi

Ramesh K Tripathi

Learning Objectives

  • To provide an up-to-date summary of recent developments within endovascular venous treatment

Target Audience

  • Endovascular and vascular specialists

Faculty Biographies

Michael Lichtenberg

Michael Lichtenberg

Michael Lichtenberg, MD, FESC is the Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Angiology Department and Vascular Center at the Arnsberg Clinic in Arnsberg, Germany.

Dr. Lichtenberg earned his medical degree from the Heinrich-Heine Medical University of Dusseldorf, and also studied at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana and the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas.

As esteemed Interventional Angiologist with 20 years of experience in endovascular interventions, Dr. Lichtenberg was elected to serve as Managing Director of the German Society for Angiology in 2017. In 2019, he was elected to serve as the society’s President.

Dr. Lichtenberg’s areas of clinical interest include deep venous intervention, peripheral artery disease, peripheral thrombosis and atherosclerosis.

In addition to his day-to-day work in interventional care, his main interest is the evaluation of new devices, techniques and procedures for the intervention of peripheral artery disease. Dr. Lichtenberg has performed a series of studies in this area and conducted many clinical trials.

Dr Michael Lichtenberg is Section Editor of Vascular and Endovascular Review Journal.

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Ramesh K Tripathi

Ramesh K Tripathi

Professor Ramesh K Tripathi is an Associate Professor of Surgery at University of Queensland and an Adjunct Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. He has extensive experience with open, endovascular and hybrid deep venous surgeries with significant publications and international presentations to conferences worldwide. He is a Distinguished Fellow of Society for Vascular Surgery, Distinguished Fellow of American Venous Forum, and Honorary Member of European Venous Forum. Dr. Tripathi is a distinguished reviewer for Journal of Vascular Surgery and JVIR and sits on the editorial boards of Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, International Angiology, Vascular, Phlebology, Aorta, Annals of Vascular Surgery, Asian Journal of Surgery and Endovascular Today.

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