Gigaa Laser EVLA training course

Course Director Dr David West MB ChB FRCR EBIR Consultant Interventional Radiologist


About the course

This course is based on individual one to one tuition in a specialist vein clinic. Didactic teaching using prepared and distributed literature and opportunities to question the experts will be followed by observation of live cases in the operating room.

Course objectives

  • At the end of the course the participants will:
  • Understand the basics of laser safety
  • Understand the indications and contraindications of EVLA
  • Know how to establish an outpatient based varicose vein treatment service
  • Understand how to apply their understanding to their own clinical practice.


  • The following topics will be covered
  • Our results with EVLA
  • Lasers for EVLA
  • Laser physics and safety
  • Room requirements
  • Case videos on USB to take away.
  • Theatre and nursing issues
  • Discussion how to start up, get good results and avoid complications

Assessment and Certification

Assessment is done by a short MCQ exam and on completion the participants will be given Certificates of Training in EVLA using the Gigaa Laser



Dr David West
Consultant Interventional Radiologist
Veincentre Ltd
Unit 6
Lyne Vale Court
Stoke on Trent

Tel:+86-27-67848871 67848872