Welcome to the 2nd Northern European Endovenous Forum 2019 in RIGA
16th - 18th August

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Dear Colleagues,

In Northern Europe many venous centers have created or used phlebological new techniques. A majority of conferences focusing on Phlebology topics are frequently located in the South, West and central Europe. In northern Europe „Endovenous“ practice takes also place in Malmoe, Bergen, Copenhagen, Luebeck, Rostock and Baltics leading us to create an international Northern European Endovenous Forum (NEEF). As we are located nearby Eastern Europe countries as Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and others, we will provide the Forum translation in two languages – Russian and English.

An attractive Forum asks for an attractive city! This year’s NEEF special event will take place in charming Riga – capital of Latvia. Once called the “Paris of the North”, Riga is a vibrant and beautiful city. The charming little streets of Old Riga will leave your heart full of impressions. The city is an architect dream from medieval to gothic to art nouveau.

Our vision this year is to organize sponsors influence free venous forum – so it could be interesting for both - phlebologists and vascular surgeons and oriented to interractive discussions.

The second Endovenous Forum will be organized by Baltic Vein clinic (more than 20 years of experience in vein treatment) with support from Latvian Medical association, The Latvian Society of Phlebology, Latvian Asscociation of vascular surgeons.

This year program sessions will include various treatments of varicose veins (tips and tricks), deep vein thrombosis treatment, ulcer treatment, difficult cases, advanced treatment, case reports and many more. To interact the audience, we would like to suggest the professionals to send us different interesting study case reports to create a public discussion during the Forum.

Guidelines for case reports – PowerPoint presentations, time limit 5 minutes, send to info@endovenousforum.com till 16th of July, 2019.

List of lecturers:
Dr. Thomas Proebstle
Dr. Mark Whitely
Dr. Davic Beckett
Dr. Ints Ūdris
Dr. Carl Henrik Schelp
Dr. Ulf Thorsen Zierau
Dr. Priit Poder
Dr. Alfred Arversen
Dr. Evgeny Shaydakov
Dr. Patrīcija Ivanova
Dr. Martin Malina
Dr. Aleksandra Kušpelo
Dr. Micahal Moslki
Dr. Marcis Gedins
Christian Lutzler
Dr. Linas Velicka
This year we would like to offer a unique opportunity to strengthen the gained knowledge in practice during a Masterclass program in the next day after Forum. The demonstrations will be held by International World class experts with more than 20 years experience in endovenous vein treatment methods.

The Masterclass includes:

  1. Vein operation (different methods and combinations):
    • 2nd (1470nm) vs 3d (1940nm) generation lasers
    • total laser ablation vs side branch extirpation with miniphlebectomy vs invamed Veinoff
    • Venaseal Closure system vs Invamed Venablock,
    • F Care systems RF ablation vs VNUS Medical technologies
    • Cerma Gen steam method advantages/disadvantages (9 years experience)
    • Local anaesthesia vs hypnosis
  2. Ulcer treatment - tactics, combination of methods. We offer our expert Dr.Aleksandra Kušpelo with more than 30 years experience in wound and ulcer treatment.
  3. Transcutaneous laser, RF, IPL treatment for vascular formations vs Schlerotherapy – held by experienced dermatologists and phlebologists.
General information
CONGRESS VENUE
Address Forum congress hall:

Pullman Riga Old Town
Jekaba Street 24, Latvia, Riga, LV-1050
Phone number: +37167815444
MEETING DATES
Social networking and Dinner: Day 1, Friday 16th of August 2019 at 20:00, Restaurant Bibliotēka
Scientific program: Day 2, Saturday 17th of August 2019 at 10:00, Pullman Riga Old Town
Masterclass program: Day 3, Sunday 18th of August 2019 at 09:00, Health Center 4
ACCOMODATION
For the lecturers we will provide accommodation in Hotel Pullman Riga, five star hotel facility.
*For other Forum participants we would suggest following options:

1. Hotel Pullman Riga (5*):
130eur/night (public price 164eur/night)
http://pullmanriga.lv/

2. Opera SPA Hotel (4*):
“Standard Twin” - 65eur/night (public price 145eur/night)
“Superior Double” – 75eur/night (public price 167eur/night)
http://www.operahotel.lv/en/
Registration special price password: “endovenousforum”

3. Days Hotel Riga (3*):
“Standard Room” – 40eur/night (public price 48eur/night)
http://www.dayshotelriga.com/
Email for registration: sm@dayshotelriga.com

Remember! The sooner you make a reservation the more guarantee you get for the special price.
TRANSPORT
For the Lecturers we provide the transfer from the Riga International Airport to the place of Venue.
*Pre-arranged group transfer can be provided for smaller or bigger groups from Riga International Airport.
CONGRESS INFORMATION
European Endovenous Forum 2019.
Zane Rēvalde: info@endovenousforum.com
Mobile: +37126464995
Sandija Šplīta: info@endovenousforum.com
Mobile: +37129667021
Website: www.endovenousforum.com
CONGRESS HALL - PULLMAN RIGA
Pullman Riga Old Town Hotel is in the heart of Riga’s historical Centre occupying a magnificent building dated 1789 merged together with a completely modern structure. It lies exactly in the Old Town and neighbors the Dome Square, Parliament, National Theatre, Freedom Monument, National Opera.
Registration
Dinner + Forum
170Eur
Forum
120Eur
Dinner + Forum + Masterclass
270Eur
Forum + Masterclass
220Eur
Dinner + Forum
270Eur
Forum
170Eur
Dinner + Forum + Masterclass
420Eur
Forum + Masterclass
320Eur
Dinner + Forum
120Eur
Forum
80Eur
Dinner + Forum + Masterclass
200Eur
Forum + Masterclass
130Eur

We are looking forward to get together with you.

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*Number of places in Masterclass are limited.
*Social networking Dinner, see for moreinformation:
Scientific committee
Dr.Ulf Zierau
Ints Ūdris
Dr. Carl Henrik