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Teaching EVLT for Varicose Veins

by – September 15, 2014

This last week and weekend has been full of teaching EVLT for varicose veins to doctors from around the world. EVLT stands for “Endovenous Laser Therapy” and is the recommended way to treat varicose veins by NICE (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence). Professor Mark Whiteley of The Whiteley Clinic is a recognised world leader in this, and in other endovenous treatments for varicose veins and leg ulcers.

Prof Mark Whiteley operating live teaching EVLT for Varicose Veins

Prof Mark Whiteley operating live teaching EVLT for Varicose Veins

On Thursday 11th and Friday 12th September, Prof Mark Whiteley, Judy holstock and their team at The Whiteley Clinic ran another successful course for the Angiodynamics International Training Academy.

Judy Holdstock, chief vascular technologist at The Whiteley Clinic lectures on duplex ultrasound for teaching EVLT for Varicose Veins

Judy Holdstock, chief vascular technologist at The Whiteley Clinic lectures on duplex ultrasound for teaching EVLT for Varicose Veins

This 2 day course for teaching EVLT for varicose veins comprises of a day of lectures and a day of practicals. During the lectures, Prof Mark Whiteley and his team explain the latest research about varicose veins and how they are best investigated and treated.

Prof Mark Whiteley teaching techniques for performing EVLT for varicose veins

Prof Mark Whiteley teaching techniques for performing EVLT for varicose veins

On the second day, Prof Mark Whiteley and his team operate live in The Whiteley Clinic demonstrating the techniques via video link with the delegates. During the workshop phase, delegates practice with EVLT on latex models of legs and veins.

On Sunday 14th September, Prof Mark Whiteley was lecturing on EVLT at CIRSE in Glasgow.

Prof Mark Whiteley lecturing on EVLT for Varicose Veins at CIRSE on 14th September 2014

Prof Mark Whiteley lecturing on EVLT for Varicose Veins at CIRSE on 14th September 2014

This international conference for interventional radiologists is held each year. Prof Mark Whiteley ran a parallel session teaching EVLT for varicose veins.  This one hour session was repeated during the afternoon session.

Prof Mark Whiteley lecturing on EVLT for Varicose Veins at CIRSE on 14th September 2014

Prof Mark Whiteley lecturing on EVLT for Varicose Veins at CIRSE on 14th September 2014

 

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