Venous Surgical Procedures under local anaesthetic

Including Endovenous Laser Ablation, Foam Sclerotherapy & Avulsions

26th January/ 2nd March 2019

Venue: Nuffield Hospital, Stirling Rd, Guildford, Surrey, UK
(Easy access from London for International delegates)
Miss C. McGuinness, Mr H. Gajraj

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For Consultants & Higher Trainees In Vascular Surgery
Reduced fees for vascular and theatre nurses, sonographers and clinical scientists

In response to the NICE recommendation for people with confirmed varicose veins and truncal reflux to be offered endothermal ablation, Wessex Diagnostic is organising this course providing training in endovenous laser therapy of the lower limb veins.

Topics  include ultrasound guided simulation using a limb phantom, laser safety training and live demonstration of endovascular laser ablation, foam sclerotherapy and avulsion techniques.

  • Ultrasound equipment controls
  • Ultrasound imaging of surgical procedures
  • Practical workshop sessions
  • Opportunity to train on EVLA simulation using a limb phantom
  • Laser safety training and accreditation
  • Live demonstrations of EVLA in theatres

Practical ‘hands-on‘ sessions

The workshops will be available for delegates to gain supervised training and practical experience in ultrasound techniques and guided EVLA simulation using limb phantoms.

Course Programme

Venous Surgical Procedures programme

Travel directions:

Nuffield Hospital, Stirling Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7RF.   Easy access from London for international delegates.


Recommended is the 4 star Holiday Inn Hotel, Egerton Road, Guildford, GU2 7XZ,  approximately 1 mile away from the hospital.  Telephone: 0871 942903 6.

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