Southern Association for Vascular surgery
Fall 2023 Newsletter

Vascular Specialist

2008 Post Graduate Course

SAVS 2007 Annual Meeting

SAVS Postgraduate Course
Venous Endovascular

Course Directors: Scott L. Stevens, MD, Mark Farber, MD

The SAVS presents a 3.5-hour CME accredited Postgraduate Course. This comprehensive course will tap the expertise of the SAVS membership and include:

  • Venous Malformations
  • Endovenous: laser and radiofrequency
  • Management of acute DVT including update on lytics and mechanical clot extraction
  • Removable cava filters including technical tips and avoiding pitfalls
  • Venous imaging with IVUS, ultrasound, MR and CT
  • Thrombophillia, diagnosis and management
  • Managing difficult venous access with attention to central venous stenosis
  • Effort thrombosis


12:30 pm Introduction
Kim Hansen, MD
12:50 pm Venous Malformations
Alan Lumsden, MD
1:00 pm Endovenous Laser and Radiofrequency
Blair Keagy, MD
1:20 pm Diagnosis and Treatment of Incompetent Perforator Veins: When is it Necessary And How Should We Do It?
William Marston, MD
1:50 pm Ultrasound Directed Placement of Cava Filters
Thomas Naslund, MD
2:10 pm Break/Discussion
2:30 pm Venous Imaging with IVUS, Ultrasound, MR and CT
Ross Milner, MD
2:50 pm Thrombophillia – Diagnosis and Management
John Eidt, MD
3:10 pm Embolization of Abdominal Venous Pathologies: Varicocele and Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
Peter Lin, MD
3:20 pm Effort Thrombosis
David Cassada, MD
3:50 pm Management of Acute DVT Including Update on Lytics and Mechanical Clot Extraction
Frank Arko, MD
4:10 pm Discussion
4:30 pm Adjourn