VEIN Magazine with Dr. Steve Elias

VEIN Magazine with Dr. Steve Elias

Also known as "Vein Specialists Sitting around Talking and Having Drinks," the VEIN Magazine Podcast with Steve Elias features real discussions on venous disease and treatment. Once a month we bring together leaders in the venous treatment world to talk about the latest developments, events, and discoveries in vein care. If you're involved in vein care, then this is the podcast for you.

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    Talking about Lymphedema and Phlebolymphedema

    In this episode, Dr. Steve Elias is joined by Dr. Thomas Maldonado from NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Peter Pappas from Center for Vein Restoration and Dr. Thom Rooke from the Mayo Clinic to discuss lymphedema and phlebolymphedema.

    Thank you to our sponsor Tactile Medical, maker of the Flexitouch. The Flexitouch system is an advanced intermittent pneumatic compression device (lymphedema pump) used by tens of thousands of patients to self-manage lymphedema and nonhealing venous leg ulcers.

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    Vein Disease From The Business Side: Industry Gets Into the Discussion

    Welcome to the VEIN Magazine podcast with Dr. Steve Elias, also known as "Vein Specialists Sitting around, Having Drinks and Talking."

    In this episode, Scott Centea, Sr. Director of Global Marketing, Peripheral Vascular at AngioDynamics; Brian Dempsey, Peripheral Account Manager at Philips Healthcare; and Eric Heil, Vice President of US Commerical at BTG International, join Steve at the 2019 American Venous Forum's annual meeting to discuss the industry’s role in education, appropriate treatment, and the development of new products.

    What are the challenges of getting technologies covered and what barriers prevent newer devices from coming to market? Listen now to find out.

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    Looking Forward with Future Vein Leaders

    Dr. Steve Elias speaks with Dr. Angela A. Kokkosis and Dr. Pamela S. Kim, both of whom work at Stony Brook Medicine, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, to see what some of the younger members of the vein community have to say about the ever-evolving world of veins.

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    The New York Venous Symposium (Promotional)

    Dr. Steve Elias is joined by some of the faculty of the New York Venous Symposium which will be held in New York on April 11, 12 and 13, 2019. Here, Drs. Ellen Dillavou, Kathleen Gibson, Neil Khilnani, and Joseph Raffetto discuss what they love about the meeting, why it's unique and what attendees can expect from the 2019 symposium.

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    The European Venous Forum's Hands-On Workshop - EVF HOW

    Recorded from the 9th annual European Venous Forum Hands-On Workshop. EVF HOW course directors Dr. Marianne De Maeseneer from Belgium, Dr. Tomasz Urbanek from Poland and Dr. Steven Black from the UK join Dr. Steve Elias at the 2018 EVF HOW meeting in Cyprus to discuss the 2018 meeting and venous education in Europe. To learn more about the European Venous Forum visit

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    The Improving Wisely Program

    What is the Improving Wisely project? How is it being applied to the vein specialty? And what were the results of the 2018 pilot program?

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    The ACP Gets a New Name

    In this episode Drs. Steve Elias, Mark Meissner, and Neil Khilnani discuss the organization formerly known as the American College of Phlebology's (ACP's) recent name change to the American Vein and Lymphatic Society (the AVLS). What was behind this decision and what was the process of choosing a new name.

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    Too Many Venous Meetings?

    Dr. Steve Elias joins Dr. Bill Marston and Dr. Mark Meissner to talk about the state of venous education meetings. Are these meetings the best format for CME? Can online education be viable? And where are the West-coast meetings?

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