VAI: Mission

To improve understanding about the prevention, investigation, and treatment of venous disease

About: VAI

THE NUMBER OF VENOUS CASES IN INDIA is increasing exponentially and it has become clear that venous thrombosis

Registry: VAI

Chronic venous disease (CVD) is a universal health burden. Its Global prevalence is estimated between 5-30% among adult.

Our Conferences

To award scholarships and stipends for research and training in the field of venous disease

Welcome to Venous Association of India

THE NUMBER OF VENOUS CASES IN INDIA is increasing exponentially and it has become clear that venous thrombosis, varicose veins, and other venous diseases are as problematic here as anywhere in the world. The Venous Association of India (VAI) was formed so that we can focus on this disease just as other countries are doing.


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Current Updates

Infra Popliteal Angioplasty Diabetic Foot Course

(25th May 2019) Fortis Hospital Mohali
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5th Hands-on Experience Course for Varicose Veins

(27th Apr 2019) Fortis Hospital Mohali, Punjab
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Glue Closure Course for Varicose Veins

(26th Apr 2019)Fortis Hospital Mohali, Punjab Website Link:

6th Certification Course in Vascular USG (Ultrasound) and minimally invasive treatment of venous diseases

(1st-3rd Aug 2019 ; Fortis hospital Mohali) Website link:

Arterio Venous Fistula Angioplasty Course

 (30th Feb 2019 ; Fortis hospital Mohali) Website link:

EVF HOW Plus Courses for 2019

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20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Phlebology

5th-7th May 2019 at Cairns - Queensland

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20th Congress of Asian Society for Vascular Surgery (ASVS)

(23rd - 26th October, 2019 ; Bali - Indonesia). 
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XII International Congress of Phlebology and Lymphology and 2nd International Phlebology Forum

(September 4th - 7th, 2019 ; Mexico).

Another Phlebology, 3rd International Workshop

 (4th-5th October, 2019 ; Budapest - Hungary).

PAIRS 2019

(February 27th - March 2nd, 2019 ; Dubai).

Várady’s 34th International Workshop of Phlebology, Lymphology and Angiology

 (10th-11th May, 2019 ; Varna-Bulgaria)

VAI collaborates with SERDIA for the Young Researchers' Award.

Result to be announced during VAICON, Jan 17 - 19, 2019
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31st Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum in association with the venous-lymphatics World International Network foundation (vWIN)

19 - 22 Feb, 2019

vWINter days meeting Italian Alps January 23rd-25th, 2019.

23rd-25th Jan 2019
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The 1st Meeting for International Phlebology Forum (IPF) 2018 at Holiday INN Hotel, Saint Petersburg, Russia

7th-9th Dec, 2018
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Kazakhstan Venous Forum from 18-19 May 2018 at Almaty, Kazakhstan

18-19 May 2018

15th International Master Course of Phlebology at Riga, Latvia from November 24-25, 2017.

November 24-25, 2017

The 8th EVF HOW (European Venous Forum Hands-on Workshop) in Krakow,Poland

from 26 to 28 October 2017 at krakow,Poland
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4th Certification Course in Vascular USG

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18th Congress of Asian Society for Vascular Surgery and the 12th Asian Venous Forum

from 25th - 28th Oct 2018 at Lumpur, Malaysia

Masterclass of Venous Imaging

on 17th - 18th June 2017 at Paris
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Fellowship in phlebology

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Another Phlebology International Workshop at Budapest

Hungary on 6th-7th Oct 2017

4th Scientific Meeting of the Baltic Society of Phlebology and Varady's 32nd International Workshop for Phlebology, Lymphology and Angiology of the International Forum for Minisurgery of Varicose Veins" at Jurmala.

Latvia on May 19-20, 2017.

72nd Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, APICON 2017

"26th – 29th January 2017 at Mumbai "

ICI Meeting 2016 – the premier International Conference for Innovations in Cardiovascular Systems (Heart, Brain and Peripheral Vessels) and High-Tech Life Science Industry

"4th - 6th Dec 2016 in Tel Aviv, Israel. "

The 17th Congress of Asian Society for Vascular Surgery & the 11th Asian Venous Forum which will be held from the 20th - 23rd October 2016 in Singapore.

"ASVS 2016, Asian Society for Vascular Surgery"

An NGO offering free Varicose Veins treatment in the country to people in the rural hinterland

"4th - 6th Dec 2016 in Tel Aviv, Israel. "

Masterclass and Workshop of Venous Anatomy and Ultrasound to be held in Paris

"June 4th - 5th, 2016"

The 7th EVF HOW (European Venous Forum Hands-on Workshop) at Limassol, Cyprus

"27-29 October, 2016"

"Journal of Phlebology Review"

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10th Annual Conference of Venous Association of India (VAICON 2017) at Varanasi

"2nd - 4th March 2017"

3rd Certification course in Vascular USG (Ultrasound) & Minimally Invasive Treatment of Venous Diseases at Mohali

"3rd - 7th Aug 2016"

13th Annual Conference - Vascular Society of Egypt (AFROCHAP 2017)

" 8th - 10th Feb, 2017 "

Celebration of "1st Global Lymphedema Day" by AIIMS Department of Surgical Disciplines

"March 6th, 2016"

Latest Articles

"Aspiration thrombectomy for acute iliofemoral or central deep venous thrombosis"

“Mar 2019”

"Meta-analysis and systematic review of interventional therapy versus anticoagulation for isolated femoropopliteal deep venous thrombosis"

“Feb 2019”

"Treatments to prevent primary venous ulceration after deep venous thrombosis"

“Jan 2019”

"Treatment pattern of consecutive patients with chronic venous disease"

“Dec 2018”

"Assessing radiation exposure to patients during endovascular treatment of chronic venous obstruction"

“Nov 2018”

"Vein Size and Disease Severity in Chronic Venous Diseases"

“Oct 2018”

The Center for Vein Restoration Study on presenting symptoms, treatment modalities, and outcomes in Medicare-eligible patients with chronic venous disorders

“Sep 2018”

Chylothorax secondary to venous outflow obstruction treated with transcervical retrograde thoracic duct cannulation with embolization & venous reconstruction

“Aug 2018”

An update on the currently available nonthermal ablative options in the management of superficial venous disease

“June 2018”

The hemodynamic effects of pregnancy on the lower extremity venous system

“May 2018”

Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Points for the Management of Venous Ulcers Erratum

“April 2018”

Association of Varicose Veins With Incident Venous Thromboembolism and Peripheral Artery Disease

“March 2018”

Portal vein reconstruction using primary anastomosis or venous interposition allograft in pancreatic surgery

“January 2018”

Baseline factors affecting closure of venous leg ulcers.

“December 2017”

Prospective study of safety and effectiveness in the use of radiofrequency ablation for incompetent great saphenous vein $12 mm

“November 2017”

Patient-centered outcomes of a dual action pneumatic compression device in comparison to compression stockings for patients with chronic venous disease

“October 2017”

An update on the currently available nonthermal ablative options in the management of superficial venous disease

“September 2017”

A systematic review and meta-analysis of two novel techniques of nonthermal endovenous ablation of the great saphenous vein

“August 2017”

Diagnosis and management of the venous malformations of Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome

“July 2017”

Evaluation of thrombolysis using tissue plasminogen activator in lower extremity deep venous thrombosis with concomitant femoral-popliteal venous segment involvement

23rd june, 2017

Deep Venous Thrombosis associated with caval extension of iliac stents

10th May, 2017

Abdominal and Pubic collateral veins as indicators of Deep Venous Obstruction

April, 2017

Thermoablation using the hedgehog technique for complex recurrent venous reflux patterns

Jan 2017

Cost Analysis & Implications of Routine Deep Venous Thrombosis Duplex Ultrasound Scanning after Endovenous Ablation

“Jan 2017”

Congenital absence of the inferior vena cava with iliofemoral acute DVT

“Dec 2016”

Value of delayed duplex ultrasound assessment after endothermal ablation of the great saphenous vein

“14 Oct 2016”

Arterialization and anomalous vein wall remodeling in varicose veins is associated with upregulated FoxC2-Dll4 pathway

“13 Sept 2016”

A novel method of edema fluid drainage in obstructive lymphedema of limbs by implantation of hydrophobic silicone tubes

“1 Sept 2016”

The Incidence & Outcome of DVT After Endovenous Laser Ablation

“1 January 2016”

The controversy of managing calf vein thrombosis

“23 November 2015”


“12 November 2015”

Deep venous reconstructive surgery

“19 October 2015”

Algorithm-based approach to management of venous leg ulceration

“29 September 2015”

Dr Miguel Lo Vuolo launched his new book " Venous Ultrasound A comprehensive approach"

“06 August 2015”

Duplex Ultrasound Investigation of the Veins of the Lower Limbs after Treatment for Varicose Veins UIP Consensus Document

“25 July 2015”


“March 28, 2015”

Risk factors related to the failure of venous leg ulcers to heal with compression treatment

“24 February 2015”

Nomenclature of the veins of the lower limb: Extensions, refinements, and clinical application

“20 Jan 2015”