Program Overview

The VEINS (Venous Endovascular INterventional Strategies) returns as a hands-on, interactive course focusing on pulmonary embolism treatment, controversies in VTE management, management of superficial venous disease, and late stage 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.


  • The VEINS will feature an additional half-day with breakout hand-on sessions on the latest in pulmonary embolism technology, compression therapy techniques, endovenous therapies, and vein center management.
  • Blue Sky Breakfast: The VEINS Innovation Summit is the latest addition to the 2019 course. This Monday morning session will highlight the latest venous treatment technologies, and is sure to be a game changer in venous disease care.

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 at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and VIVA Physicians.

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

The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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

Learning Objectives

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The Venue

Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

VIVA is excited to once again return to Wynn Las Vegas for 2019

After completing registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the accommodations booking page. VIVA has reserved a block of rooms at the discounted rate of $249 per night plus taxes and fees, which includes access to the resort fitness center, internet access for up to four devices, boarding pass printing, daily newspapers, and more. A charge of $50 per person per night will apply to each guest over double occupancy.

Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be accepted until September 29, or until the room block fills. The room block will fill up quickly, so registering and making reservations should be completed 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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