Workshops – Phlebology workshop (advanced)

Phlebology workshop (advanced)


Saturday, 12 October 2019

Times: 13:15-16:30 (afternoon session)
Cost: 30 EURO
Room: N111/112 (IFEMA North Convention Centre, 1st Floor)

Ass. Prof. Felizitas Pannier

Prof. Eberhard Rabe

Prof. Sorin Tiplica


The participants will be introduced to the advanced signs of chronic venous disease. The pathophysiology and clinical picture of chronic venous disease, post-thrombotic syndrome and venous leg ulcers will be explained. The skin changes in in venous disease of the lower leg will show and are discussed.

The sclerotherapy of varicose veins according to the newest guidelines will be explained.

In three rotating groups hands-on production of sclerosing foam and injection of spider veins and duplex guided injection techniques are learned. Injection models are used to practice injection techniques and foam production will be demonstrated and performed by the participants themselves. Differential diagnosis of skin changes in venous disease and of leg ulcers is learned by discussing pictures of clinical cases.

In addition there is time to discuss questions around indications, techniques, side effects and results of sclerotherapy and other venous techniques.

Learning objectives:

At the end of the workshop the participants

  • will have refreshed their knowledge in pathophysiology and clinical picture of chronic venous diseases,
  • will know how to perform sclerotherapy in spider veins and subcutaneous varicose veins,
  • will know how to differentiate between different leg ulcers and skin changes of the lower legs.
Level of proficiency:

This course is designed for dermatologists who have already some knowledge and experience in diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases who would like to refresh their knowledge in the field or to update their knowledge in modern sclerotherapy and diagnosis of venous skin changes.


Chronic venous disease, PTS and venous ulcers – Prof. Felizitas Pannier
Skin changes in venous disease – Prof. Sorin Tiplica
Guidelines of sclerotherapy – Prof. Eberhard Rabe

Sclerosing agents and production of foam – Prof. Sorin Tiplica
Sclerotherapy of subcutaneous varicose veins and spider veins – Prof. Felizitas Pannier
Differential diagnosis of skin changes in venous disease and venous ulcers – Prof. Eberhard Rabe

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