The faculty will introduce participants to the field of phlebology by providing a very practical course on sclerotherapy.
On the first day participants will learn about the anatomy of the venous system, the pathophysiology of venous disease, indications and contra-indications for sclerotherapy, international guidelines, side effects and possible complications and how to deal with them. Several hand on workshops will be organized in the afternoon where participants will work on sclerotherapy models.
On the second day, participants are invited to present summaries of scientific articles which have been selected for them. The entire second afternoon will be dedicated to hands on workshops where patients with possible venous diseases will be presented.
After this course the participants will have basic knowledge and skills to treat patients with small varicose veins (C1).