Complex Chronic Deep Venous Disease: A Multidisciplinary Discussion

Released On
October 26, 2021

Expires On
October 26, 2022

Media Type

Completion Time
30 minutes

Critical Care, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Podiatry, Surgery

Cardiovascular Disease, Surgery

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This activity is provided by Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL).


Supported by an educational grant from Boston Scientific Corporation.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, and other healthcare clinicians interested in treating patients with chronic venous disease.

Program Overview

Are you confident with managing cases of complex chronic deep venous disease? This 30-minute roundtable discussion, features leading venous disease experts, Minhaj Khaja, MD, MBA, FSIR from University of Virginia; Andrea Obi, MD from University of Michigan; and Aditya Sharma, MD, from University of Virginia who highlight complex cases related to chronic deep venous disease. Faculty discuss the latest evidence regarding current tactics for medical, surgical, and hybrid chronic venous disease management. Topics covered also include current multidisciplinary strategies to best optimize chronic venous disease care.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Assess the latest evidence regarding current tactics for chronic venous disease management
  • Incorporate multidisciplinary strategies to manage complex cases of chronic venous disease



Minhaj Khaja, MD, MBA, FSIR, FSVM (Chair)

Associate Professor of Radiology
Division of Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Program Director, Independent IR Residency
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA


Andrea Obi, MD, FACS (Faculty)

Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery
University of Michigan
Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery
Ann Arbor Veterans Association
Ann Arbor, MI


Aditya Sharma, MD, FSVM (Faculty)

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Vascular Medicine
Program Director, Vascular Medicine Fellowship
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Physician Accreditation Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

(NOTE: Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completing as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.)

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) requires that the faculty participating in an accredited continuing education activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships (1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity. All conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to this activity.

The following financial relationships have been provided:

Minhaj Khaja, MD, MBA, FSIR, (Chair)

  • Grant/Research Support Recipient: Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Honorarium Recipient: Boston Scientific Corporation and Penumbra, Inc.

Andrea Obi, MD, (Faculty)

  • Consultant (Occasional): Medtronic
  • Grant/Research Support Recipient: Medtronic
  • Independent Contractor: InterVene, Inc.

Aditya Sharma, MD, (Faculty)

  • Grant/Research Support Recipient: Vascular Medcure

Staff and Reviewer Disclosures:
ACHL staff members and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity will take approximately 30-minutes to complete. To receive credit, participants are required to complete the pretest, view the online activity and complete the posttest and evaluation. To receive credit, 75% must be achieved on the posttest. A certificate will be immediately available. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate.

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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This CME/CE activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products. ACHL requires the speaker to disclose that a product is not labeled for the use under discussion.

Discussion of Off-Label, Investigational, or Experimental Drug/Device Use: Drug coated balloon use in peripheral venous stents


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