chronic venous insufficiency


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chronic venous insufficiency

Venous insufficiency Vascular disease A condition characterized by poor flow of venous blood, especially in the leg veins Clinical Leg swelling, pain, cramps, risk of DVT
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Lymphedema and chronic venous insufficiency account for a considerable percentage of chronic regional leg edema, and lymphedema may be a clue to malignant disease in the pelvis, abdomen, or retroperitoneal space.
Horse chestnut seed extract is widely used in Europe for chronic venous insufficiency.
It most often involves the foot and talocrural joint, The presentation corresponds with the C4 to C6 CEAP stage classification (Classification of Chronic Venous Insufficiency of the Lower Limbs) and depends on the degree of obstruction and collaterant circulation.
Phytotherapy for the Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency.
We found that in patients with chronic venous insufficiency, compression stockings reduced daytime fluid accumulation in the legs, which in turn reduced the amount of fluid flowing into the neck at night, thereby reducing the number of apnoeas by more than a third," the Daily Mail quoted Dr Stefania Redolfi, who led the research, as saying.
SAN DIEGO -- The manifestations of chronic venous insufficiency generally increase with higher body mass index, results from a national screening program demonstrated.
Diabetic patients with polypharmacy are prone to unexpected drug side effects Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is frequent in the type 2 diabetic population due to advanced age and obesity, and is associated with increased podiatric risk (1), (2).
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a common condition of decreased venous return resulting from dysfunctional valves.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of standardized French maritime pine bark extract Pycnogenol[R] in patients with severe chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).
Catheterdirected thrombolysis for treatment of ileofemoral deep venous thrombosis is durable, preserves venous valve function and may prevent chronic venous insufficiency.
Chronic venous insufficiency is a condition in which the veins can't effectively send blood from the legs back to the heart, and so blood pools in the vein, causing swelling of the legs and feet (edema), cramping, and skin inflammation.
Their topic include the basic ultrasonic anatomy of the lower limbs venous system, the definition and patho-physiological mechanisms of chronic venous insufficiency, pelvic shunts, techniques for assessing the haemodynamics of venous insufficiency, how to perform a duplex mapping, and the false problem of perforators.

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