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International Vein Congress (IVC) in collaboration with Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) 2018

Loews Miami Beach hotel | Florida, USA
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Title: International Vein Congress (IVC) in collaboration with Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) 2018
Specialty: Vascular Surgery
Dates: From Apr, 19, 2018 to Apr, 21, 2018
Location: Florida, USA
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 450 to 1150 USD
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Event Venue:

Loews Miami Beach hotel

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In support of improving patient care, Ciné-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

Ciné-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credits

Cardiovascular Credentialing International accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ toward credential renewal for Registered Phlebectomy Sonographers & Registered Vein Specialists.

For the purpose of recertification, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 21 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

The Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) designates IVC for a maximum of 21 SVU-CMEs which are accepted by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®), the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for Category A credit, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for laboratory accreditation.

Approved by the ASRT for Category A continuing education credit.

UEMS/EACCME CME Credit Recognition

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credit with the UEMS. Under the terms of this agreement the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, will convert CME credit for live activities certified by the AMA.

Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) Credit

Accepted by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®), the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for Category A credit, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for laboratory accreditation.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

International Vein Congress (IVC) in collaboration with Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) is organized by Cine-Med Inc and would be held during Apr 19 - 21, 2018 at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, United States of America. 

The target audience for this medical event for vascular surgeons, general surgeons, interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, phlebologists and other physicians, nurses and technologists.

This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. 

Conference Objectives are : 

• Understand the potential safety issues associated with office-based venous surgery. 

• Use ultrasound to diagnose & manage venous disease.

• Incorporate endovenous (thermal, chemical, surgical) modalities for closure of the refluxing saphenous vein.

• Choose the best therapy for the eradication of secondary venous clusters with stab phlebectomy, powered phlebectomy, & foam sclerotherapy.

• Manage incompetent perforating veins & venous ulcers in the office.

• Implement the most appropriate therapy for spider telangiectasias using sclerotherapy, ohmic thermolysis, & cutaneous laser.

• Incorporate fluoroscopic contrast venography in the management of deep venous disease & pelvic congestion syndrome.

• Utilize intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) in the treatment of iliocaval obstructive venous disease.

• Describe how to perform iliocaval angioplasty & stenting.

• Recognize & manage common thrombophilias.

• Choose medical versus surgical management of deep vein thrombosis.

• Implement pharmacomechanical thrombolysis & caval interruption or acute deep vein thrombosis.

• Administer the business requirements of a combined office & hospital based venous disease practice.

• Apply branding & marketing strategies into an office based venous practice.



Vascular Surgeon

University of Michigan

Toledo, OH 


Vascular Surgeon

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Lebanon, NH 


Plastic Surgeon

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL 


Vascular Surgeon

Danbury Hospital

Danbury, CT 


Vascular Surgeon

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Englewood, NJ 


Interventional Radiologist

EndoVascular Consultants, LLC

Wilmington, DE

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Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2017-12-26 To: 0--
On site Registration
RN/NP/Allied Health Professional
Scientist , Engineer

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Loews Miami Beach Hotel

1601 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Hotel room rate: $289 per night. Upgraded room types may be available for an additional fee. Mention "IVC" or "International Vein Congress." Call: 1-877-563-9762

Stellar South Beach Lodging

From the moment you enter one of our 790 Miami Beach hotel guestrooms and suites, you will feel it. A feeling you simply cannot find at any other luxury resort on the beach. If you have chosen a room with a view, the sight of the beautiful white sand beach below will soon draw you outside, where you can hear the hypnotic sound of the ocean. Every room and suite is done in relaxing earth tones and soft pastels, with pops of beach-chic, just right for the location. Whether you are staying in the main hotel building or in the historic St. Moritz Tower, your accommodations will be spectacular. Take some time to savor it because the only morning rush around here is to the beach.

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Submission Info
Abstract submission deadline 2018-03-01
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in International Vein Congress (IVC) abstract submission process - an opportunity to be considered for publication in the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders (JVSVL), the official journal of the Society For Vascular Surgery.

IVC only accepts electronic abstract submissions via this website. The submission deadline is March 1, 2018.

Rules for Submission of Abstracts

Abstracts must meet the following JVSVL criteria:

All authors must attest that presentations given at IVC must be original, and have never been presented or published before the date of presentation at IVC. Those found to be in violation of this policy will be prohibited from presenting at the IVC for the next two years.

No reference should be made in the abstract to the names or institutions of the authors.

Abstracts must be structured as follows: 1) Background 2) Methods 3) Results 4) Conclusions

Abstract text must be between 50 (minimum) and 500 (maximum) words. Each table and/or graph will count as 25 words in the total word count.

Abstracts must fall under one of the following categories:


Basic Science

Chronic Vein Obstruction

Compression/Wound Care

Diagnostic Testing and Imaging


Superficial Vein Disease

Venous Thromboembolism/IVC Filters

Presentation Types*

Oral Presentation: 10 minutes in length.

Poster Display: Posters are displayed during the meeting. There is no presentation.

*Your presentation preference will be given every consideration; however, the final determination will be made by the Program Committee.

Publication Policy

After submitting your abstract to IVC we will notify you of acceptance. Authors of abstracts accepted for oral presentation at IVC are required to submit a formal manuscript to be considered for publication in JVSVL. Failure to submit a manuscript to JVSVL may result in disqualification for future abstract submission.

Abstract Text Format

Your abstracts must be submitted to IVC in JVSVL format. Abstracts that are formatted incorrectly will cause production problems that could lead to major delays in publication. The document must contain a title, tables, and figures, in the order that they should be published.

Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

In its 16th year, IVC 2018 will offer a 3-day powerhouse program brimming with clinical updates, controversy, innovation and consensus. A high-level learning CME event, IVC melds together the highest quality education in the treatment of superficial and deep venous disease. IVC covers the hottest topics from sclerotherapy optimization to managing thrombophilias and discussing the latest in clot bursting strategies. Your company would be remiss to miss this appointment. Sign up to exhibit and schedule your 3-day appointment with the fields' best and most influential leaders in the venous community today!

Exhibit Hours

Thursday, April 19 10:00 am - 3:30 pm and Reception 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Friday, April 20 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Saturday, April 21 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Early Sign Up Bonuses

Sign up to exhibit before December 1st, 2018 and as a bonus receive your choice of:

Two (2) IVC social media posts


One (1) IVC app notification and one (1) digital conference bag flyer


One (1) banner ad on for 3 months


One (1) email blast - HTML provided by exhibiting company

More Bonuses

First time exhibitors receive an IVC app digital conference bag insert for free.

Returning exhibitors are mentioned in the Vein Global Newsletter.

Each Exhibit Booth Includes

Three days of high-quality exhibition and educational programming

Access to the General Session and Exhibit Hall (additional badges may be purchased for $350)

Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks

Product Description/Company Profile

8' high back drape, 3' high side divides

Conference Bag Insert

Sponsors / Supporters
Organising Agency

Contact No.: 203-263-0006


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