Program Overview

The VEINS (Venous Endovascular INterventional Strategies) returns as a 2-day interactive course focusing on pulmonary embolism treatment, controversies in VTE management, management of superficial venous disease, and late state venous disease. Addressing the challenges of preventing, diagnosing, and managing venous disease, The VEINS will explore the complexities of caring for a diverse and growing patient population. 

Course directors Raghu Kolluri, MD, and John Kaufman, MD, will head up a multidisciplinary faculty as they present a comprehensive analysis of critical issues facing today’s vascular specialists.


A global, multidisciplinary faculty of experts in venous disease

Invited Faculty


Intimate breakout sessions. Contemporary issues. Taped live cases.

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and VIVA Physicians.

The University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives


Early Bird
(Needed during the registration process)
Physicians (U.S. & International) $650 $700 $850 No requirements
Active Duty Military $50 $100 $150 Upload military ID / Active duty status
Nurses / Techs / HCPs $500 $600 $700 License / NPI #
Industry Professionals $650 $700 $750 No requirements

2018 Exhibitors

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The Venue

VIVA and The VEINS return to the Wynn Las Vegas in 2018!

After completing registration, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to book your hotel. VIVA has reserved a block of rooms at the discounted rate of $239 per night, plus tax (currently 13.38%). A charge of $50 per night will be added for each guest over double occupancy. This rate is available until the room block fills. A non-refundable deposit of the first night’s room and tax will be required to confirm all reservations.

Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and will be accepted until Friday, September 28, at 5 pm PDT, or until the block fills. The room block will fill up quickly, so we strongly suggest registering and making reservations as soon as possible.

Virtual Viva App

Connect. Interact. Engage. Leverage the power of the Virtual VIVA app to submit questions to faculty, review live cases and presentations, and access content from past conferences from the convenience of your mobile device.

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