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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Horse chestnut seed extract is widely used in Europe for chronic venous insufficiency.
Transcapillary and interstitial diffusion of Na-Fluorescein in chronic venous insufficiency with white atrophy.
Clinical manifestations of chronic venous insufficiency are chronic dermatitis and cellulitis, as well as atrophy of the skin and subcutaneous tissue with induration and brown discoloration.
Study Demonstrates Long-Term Durability of the ClosureFast[TM] Radiofrequency Ablation System for Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Venous reflux disease, also known as chronic venous insufficiency, occurs when valves in the veins of the lower leg no longer function properly.
The venous duplex reflux examination is considered the mainstay of non-invasive evaluation of chronic venous insufficiency.
Varicose veins are a visible sign of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) which affects more women than men.
Horse-chestnut seed extract for chronic venous insufficiency.
Edema, pain, varicose veins, and leg ulcers characterize chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), a condition in which venous blood stagnates in the legs instead of returning to the heart for recirculation.
About two-thirds of women who develop DVT during pregnancy go on to have chronic venous insufficiency if their initial treatment during pregnancy is by anticoagulation alone.
Recent findings published in the journal of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis / Hematosis show a significant symptom reduction of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) in patients after supplementing with Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree.
Extracts of the Aesculus hippocastanum seed have been used in Europe since the 19th century in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids.

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