Research Programs

Research Programs At The College of Phlebology

Propelling Excellence: Join Our Scholarly Journey in Venous Surgery Innovation!

The College of Phlebology is pleased to introduce six meticulously crafted research programs aimed at propelling the frontiers of phlebology and venous surgery. Led by esteemed Members of The College of Phlebology, these initiatives will delve into critical facets of venous health and surgical interventions. Leveraging the power of the Venous Registry, these programs are poised to contribute invaluable insights to the global medical community. Surgeons with Membership ID Numbers are invited to participate, steering the future of evidence-based practices in phlebology. As we embark on this scholarly journey, we anticipate transformative outcomes that will redefine excellence in venous surgery. Eligible surgeons are encouraged to join us in this collective pursuit of knowledge, innovation, and excellence.
 
  1. Comparative Effectiveness of Endovenous Laser Ablation, Radiofrequency Ablation, and Glue Ablation in Venous Insufficiency Treatment
    • Publication Title: “Choosing Wisely: A Comparative Analysis of Endovenous Laser Ablation, Radiofrequency Ablation, and Glue Ablation for Venous Insufficiency – Insights from the Venous Registry”
    • Research Period: 24 months
    • Research Group Consisting of 10 Surgeons
    • Conditions:
      1. Applying Surgeons must be Members of The College of Phlebology with Membership ID Number.
      2. They must have actively treated patients using either Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA), Radiofrequency Ablation (RF), or Glue Ablation for venous insufficiency.
      3. Surgeons should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in venous procedures.
      4. Surgeons must provide detailed records of procedural techniques and complications.
      5. Surgeons must be able to use the Venous Registry.
    • Application Period: 01-Feb-2024 to 01-Sept-2024
Endovenous laser treatment for varicose leg veins

Comparative Effectiveness of Endovenous Laser Ablation, Radiofrequency Ablation, and Glue Ablation in Venous Insufficiency Treatment

Early-Chronic-Venous-Insufficiency

Assessing the Impact of Endovenous Treatments on Quality of Life in Chronic Venous Disease Patients

2. Assessing the Impact of Endovenous Treatments on Quality of Life in Chronic Venous Disease Patients

    • Publication Title: “Beyond Ablation: Improving Lives Through Endovenous Treatments in Chronic Venous Disease – Insights from the Venous Registry”
    • Research Period: 24 months
    • Research Group Consisting of 10 Doctors
    • Conditions:
      1. Applying Doctors must be Members of The College of Phlebology with Membership ID Number.
      2. They must have a significant patient population with chronic venous disease who have undergone various endovenous treatments.
      3. Doctors should complete the relevant sections on the Venous Registry and encourage patients to complete the pre-treatment and post-treatment quality of life assessments that are sent to them by the Venous Registry.
      4. Doctors must be able to use the Venous Registry.
    • Application Period: 01-Feb-2024 to 01-Sept-2024

3.Comparative Analysis of Traditional vs. Minimally Invasive Approaches in Venous Ulcer Management

    • Publication Title: “Healing Pathways: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Venous Ulcer Management Techniques Using Data from the Venous Registry”
    • Research Period: 36 months
    • Research Group Consisting of 20 Doctors
    • Conditions:
      1. Applying Doctors must be Members of The College of Phlebology with a Membership ID Number.
      2. They should demonstrate experience in managing venous ulcers and have employed both traditional and minimally invasive approaches in their practice.
      3. Doctors should complete all sections of the Venous Registry including the follow-up of each patient. This and the patient feedback sections from the Venous Registry will provide data on healing rates and recurrence.
      4. Doctors must be able to use the Venous Registry.
    • Application Period: 01-Feb-2024 to 01-Sept-2024
Traditional vs. Minimally Invasive Approaches in Venous Ulcer Management

Comparative Analysis of Traditional vs. Minimally Invasive Approaches in Venous Ulcer Management

sclerotherapy

Long-term Efficacy and Safety of Foam Sclerotherapy in Venous Insufficiency

4. Long-term Efficacy and Safety of Foam Sclerotherapy in Truncal Vein Venous Insufficiency

    • Publication Title: “Foaming Forward: Unveiling the Long-term Success and Safety of Foam Sclerotherapy in Treating Truncal Venous Insufficiency through the Venous Registry”
    • Research Period: 48 months
    • Research Group Consisting of 10 Doctors
    • Conditions:
      1. Applying Doctors must be Members of The College of Phlebology with a Membership ID Number.
      2. They must have extensive experience in using foam sclerotherapy for truncal venous insufficiency treatment and provide data on long-term outcomes.
      3. In addition to completing the pre-treatment and post-treatment sections of the Venous Registry, Doctors will need to complete the adverse events and complications sections on the Venous Registry.
      4. Doctors must encourage all patients to complete their pre-treatment and post-treatment follow-up surveys sent by the Venous Registry.
      5. Doctors must be able to use the Venous Registry.
    • Application Period: 01-Feb-2024 to 01-Sept-2024

5. Interventional Approaches and Outcomes in Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Management

    • Publication Title: “Auditing pelvic vein treatments: Analysing Success in Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (Pelvic Venous Disorders) and associated leg Varicose Veins with Global Interventional Strategies and Outcomes from Venous Registry”
    • Research Period: 36 months
    • Research Group Consisting of 10 Doctors
    • Conditions:
      1. Applying Doctors must be Members of The College of Phlebology with a Membership ID Number.
      2. The Doctors must specialize in pelvic congestion syndrome (Pelvic Venous Disorders) management and leg varicose veins and have a track record of using interventional approaches.
      3. Doctors need to complete the information sections on the Venous Registry and encourage patients to complete the pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys sent by the Venous Registry.
      4. Doctors must be able to use the Venous Registry.
    • Application Period: 01-Feb-2024 to 01-Sept-2024
Interventional Approaches and Outcomes in Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Management

Interventional Approaches and Outcomes in Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Management

Non-Invasive Echotherapy for Varicose Veins with HIFU with different strategies

6.Non-Invasive Echotherapy for Varicose Veins with HIFU with different strategies

    • Publication Title: “Auditing Venous Registry Data for Advancements in Different Varicose Vein Treatment Strategies with HIFU’s Non-Invasive Echotherapy Treatment Technique”

      Research Period: 24 months

      Research Group Consisting of 10 Doctors Specializing in Venous Interventions

      Conditions:

      1. Applying Doctors must be Members of The College of Phlebology with Membership ID Number.
      2. Demonstrated expertise in the application of SONOVEIN for varicose vein treatment.
      3. Submission of data on treatment performed and outcomes, including vein closure rates and patient satisfaction through the venous registry.
      4. Ability to provide pre-and post-treatment imaging studies to be combined with symptom severity assessments to be obtained through the Venous Registry.
      5. Commitment to submitting follow-up data for a minimum of 2 years post-treatment.
      6. Proficiency in utilizing the Venous Registry for streamlined data submission.
      7. All data must be accurately inserted into the Venous Registry and will be subject to audit for quality assurance.
      • Application Period: 01-Feb-2024 to 01-Sept-2024
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