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Clinical research remains a major interest of the Venous Institute of Buffalo. Properly conducted research adds to our knowledge base and ultimately improves patient care. We have a full-time research coordinator for patients who are interested.

See Curriculum Vitae for published results of Varithena and VenaSeal Trials as well as Handbook of Venous Disorders of the American Venous Forum: Edition 4.

Now Enrolling Patients for Study Regarding the Effect of Varithena®


The Care of Patients With Varicose Veins and Associated Chronic Venous Diseases:
Clinical Practice Guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Venous Forum ( J Vasc Surg 2011;53:2S-48S). Because of his work on Revised VCSS, Dr. Vasquez was an invited contributor and co-author of this vital document. The GUIDELINES provide for all vein care practitioners the standard to which they should strive.

February 21, 2018 “VeClose Outcomes: 24-Month Results and WAVES study for the VenaSeal Closure System.” Medtronic Symposium.  2018 American Venous Forum Meeting, Tucson, AZ.

February 17, 2018 “Phlebolymphedema: Pathology and Treatment Options.” Catholic Health System Saturday CME Series. South Buffalo Mercy Hospital. Buffalo, NY.

June 4, 2016 “New Treatment Modalities for the Superficial Venous System: What’s the Data? A Review of Non-Thermal Technologies.” New Cardiovascular Horizons Conference. New Orleans, LA.

November 14, 2015 Superficial Vein Thrombosis Management: Practical Guidelines.” American College of Phlebology 29th Annual Congress. Orlando, FL.

November 13, 2015 
“VCSS and Quality of Life Assessment Tools.” American College of Phlebology 29th Annual Congress. Orlando, FL.

November 12, 2015 
“The Use of Ultrasound in the Treatment Room.” American College of Phlebology 29th Annual Congress. Orlando, FL.

November 11, 2015 
“Efficacy and Safety of Varithena.” Varithena Training Course Presentation: Integrating Microfoam Chemical Ablation Therapy Into Your Practice. Orlando, FL.

October 17,  2015 
“Management of Venous Reflux Disease.” Catholic Health Seventh Annual Cardiovascular Symposium. Buffalo, NY.

March  26,  2015
 “Advances in Venous Reflux Disease: What you have NOT been taught.” SUNY Buffalo Department of Surgery – Vascular Grand Rounds. Gates Vascular Institute, Buffalo, NY.