Multidisciplinary Approaches to Vascular Anomalies: Venous Malformations

Moderators: Taizo Nakano, M.D.; Ann Kulungowski, M.D.
Guest Speaker: Denise Adams, M.D.


Taizo Nakano, M.D., and Annie Kulungowski, M.D., moderated a broad-ranging discussion of management issues associated with venous malformations. Three patient cases were presented from simple to complex. Drs. Nakano and Kulungowski were joined by Diane Adams. A multidisciplinary team and selected outside specialists will serve as Expert Panel and ask questions and discuss various surgical treatment strategies and their effectiveness. 

Learning Objectives

  • To increase awareness of and advocate for pediatric patients with vascular anomalies
  • To disseminate education on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric vascular anomalies
  • To create an international forum for debate, discussion, and dialog on approaches for pediatric patients with vascular anomalies

The live webinar allowed interactive exchanges between participants and the expert panelists as they addressed fundamentals of basic techniques and strategies in treating venous malformations. A global virtual audience interacted live via chat, encouraging discussion and debate. Polls helped guide attendees through to understanding important takeaways on diagnoses and various treatment options.

Patient Cases Presented

Focal Burden: 7-Year-Old Female Patient with "Hemangioma" Present Since Birth

Lip Lesion: 17-Year-Old Female Patient with History of Multiple Craniofacial Venous Malformations

Complex Lesion: 3-Month-Old Female Patient with "Hemangioma" Present Since Birth

This THP Webinar was presented on 26 February 2018.