The 13th Annual Meeting of the Asian Venous Forum was held in Guangzhou, China on July 12-15 together with the 19th Congress of the Asian Society for Vascular Surgery (ASVS).
Dr Peter Gloviczki from the Mayo Clinic and Past President of the American Venous Forum delivered a keynote address on venous reconstructions. Peter, Editor of the 4th Edition of the “Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders, Guidelines of the American Venous Forum”, presented Professor Shenming Wang, Chair of the Congress, with a copy of the book, after his address.
Invited lectures by AVF members from around the world included Peter F. Lawrence, Monika L. Gloviczki, Manju Kalra, Sergio Gianesini, Andrew Bradbury, Evi Kalodiki, Christopher Lattimer, and Neil Khilnani.
There were animated discussions at the joint meeting of the Journal of Vascular Surgery Publications and the Annales of Vascular Diseases (AVD) – the official journal of the ASVS. AVD Editor Tetsuro Miyata and JVS/JVS-Venous and Lymphatic Disorders Editors Peter Gloviczki and Peter Lawrence engaged in lively discussion with great audience participation.
The next combined meeting of the ASVS and Asian Venous Forum will be held in beautiful Bali, Indonesia, on 22 – 26 October 2019. https://asvs2019.com/