Preliminary program ECoP Course May 13 – 15, 2022

Friday May 13



General assembly with all ECoP member societies

Elections/future etc. etc.


Registration from 12h00

Grand Ballroom



Diagnostics in Phlebology



QoL in venous disease: Alun Davies



Transabdominal ultrasound tips and tricks: 

Wassila Taha



Cross-sectional imaging MRV and CTV:  Carsten Arnoldussen



Venography and IVUS its role in 2021: Stephen Black*


Central, venous pressure measurements: a good guide? 

Cees Wittens





Treatment and logistics related to optimal leg ulcer care

Scientific session of the Dutch College of Phlebology 


Risk factors for a first leg ulcer:

Audrey Meulendijks

VSMAA treatment options: a meta-analysis: Tamana Alozai


Community aspects of leg ulcer care: Una Apperley

DCoP abstract session


The best road for leg ulcer care management: Manjit Gohel


Role of surgical intervention on leg ulcer healing and recurrence: 

Alun Davies





Future of phlebology in Europe

Abstract session


Training and education in Europe in phlebology: 

Cees Wittens


Evaluation of quality  of care and cost-effectiveness:  

Martin Ingvar


Influence of MedTech and MDR regulations in the development of new devices: 

Rob ten Hoedt


Digital Health and Patient Activation - better outcomes - better health:

Usman Jaffer


Welcome Cocktail


Saturday May 14


Registration from 08h00

Grand ballroom

Opal 1



Deep and superficial vein thrombosis treatment

Scientific session of the International compression club (ICC)


Current short and long-term treatment options in deep venous thrombosis.: Stravos Kakkos **

Welcome to Debates sessions: Giovanni Mosti


Lessons learned from recent prospective studies and registries on superficial venous thrombosis (SVT): 

Beyer-Westendorf *

ECS or inelastic compression in VLU treatment 

Mosti Giovanni: in favor of inelastic material 

Milic Dragan: in favor of ECS


The post-thrombotic syndrome can we prevent it?:

Cees Wittens

ECS or inelastic compression in edema treatment 

Flour Mieke: in favor of ECSECS 

Stöberl Christiane: in favor of inelastic material


Post-VTE compression indications far more than just symptoms and edema control:

Sergio Gianesini 

Compression or no compression in diabetic patients

Piaggesi Alberto: in favor of compression 

Hirsch Tobias: in favor of no compression 


Interventions for PE:

John Moriarty**






Post thrombotic syndrome treatment

Scientific session of the ICC


Quality of care assessment in PTS: 

Fabio Catarinella

Compression or no compression in venous post-procedures 

Uhl Jean François: in favor of Compression 

Benigni Jean-Patrick: in favor of no compression 


Endophlebectomy unnecessary: 

Suat Doganci

Education in compression or chose of easy device? Da Matta Eduardo: in favor of education 

Wittens Cees: in favor of easy devices 


Long term results of iliac stenting for obstructive venous disease: 

Stephen Black*

Is compression therapy contradicted for lower leg erysipelas/cellulitis? 

(or antibiotics like Penicillin only?) 

Eder Stephan: in favor of compression 

Queree Isabelle: in favor of no compression



The current available stents are fine: Michael Lichtenberg.

There are no real good venous stents: Houman Jalaie








Pelvic venous disease

Scientific session of the ICC



Carsten Arnoldussen

Compression or no compression in sport activities 

Gianesini Sergio: in favor of compresison Rabe Eberhard: in favor of no compression 


Interventions for PVD

Mark Whiteley

Compression or no compression in arterial patients 

Schuren Jan: in favor of compression 

Martino Neumann: in favor of no compression


Scoring system for PVD

Cees Wittens


Other causes of pelvic pain







Medi satellite symposium

Scientific session of the ICC

8 parallel non- industrial Workshops


Compression or no compression in PTS 

Caprini Joe: in favor of compression 

Neil Piller: in favor of no compression:


ICC free communications






Medtronic satellite symposium*

Scientific session of the ICC

8 parallel non- industrial Workshops


ICC free communications


Social program 19h00-22h00

Faculty and Member boat trip


Sunday May 15 


Registration from 08h00



Thermal and nonthermal ablation for GSV and SSV incompetence


8 parallel non- industrial Workshops


Benefit / risk analysis of thermal treatment options for varicose veins: 

Thomas Urbanec


NTNT which is best and better; what’s the future: 

Kursat Bozkurt 


Foam sclerotherapy is effective and economical for effective treatment of superficial vein incompetence: 

Eberhard Rabe


Phlebectomy vs phlebectomy and EVA - the Dutch Trial: 







Guidelines and sclerotherapy


8 parallel non- industrial Workshops


Why physicians don’t follow the guidelines: 

Jannus van Everdingen*


European guidelines on sclerotherapy of varicose veins: Eberhard Rabe



Large diameter great saphenous vein insufficiency should be treated by thermal ablation: 

Lars Rasmussen

Large diameter great saphenous vein insufficiency can be easily treated by foam sclerotherapy: 

Bernhard Partsch






Compression therapy


Which type of compression fits the patient’s situation best:

Giovanni Mosti


A new compression device: the pneumasox:

Michael Kockaert


No surgery and no compression possible: what will we do?

Sarah Thomis


Every phlebologist needs compression, the dynamic field between interface pressure and movements:

Martino Neumann



ECoP e-Learning Certificate Ceremony 



*Not confirmed yet
**Live zoom presentation

Here comes phlebology together, ECoP Amsterdam 2021!

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