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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At the same time, there was no case of pulmonary embolism, the most severe complication of chronic venous insufficiency and subsequent deep vein thrombosis, which is frequent in patients with varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency.
Endoscopic anatomy of perforating veins in chronic venous insufficiency of the legs: "solitary" incompetent perforating veins are often actually multiple vessels.
Wright Therapy Products, headquartered in Oakdale, Penn., develops, manufactures and sells pneumatic compression therapy devices for the treatment of lymphedema and chronic venous insufficiency.
It is used in the treatment for chronic venous insufficiency and peripheral edema.
Contiguous multidetector CT venography, with corresponding multiplanar reformations, can be performed to provide detailed information in select patients (eg, those with iliofemoral DVT) or in patients with complex known or suspected venous pathology (eg, in chronic venous insufficiency, where the vascular surgeon is deciding what therapy, if any, is possible).
Chronic venous insufficiency. Circulation 2005;111:2398-2409.
Nicolaides, Cardiovascular Disease Educational and Research Trust, European Society of Vascular Surgery, The International Angiology Scientific Activity Congress Organization, International Union of Angiology, and Union Internationale de Phlebologie at the Abbaye des Vaux de Cernay, "Investigation of chronic venous insufficiency: aconsensus statement (France, March 5-9,1997)," Circulation, vol.
The rate of occlusion of veins with this technique is very high [15] and is accepted as a reliable option to occlude main trunks in chronic venous insufficiency settings [16].
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is the most frequently occurring disorder.
Another cause of leg pain is chronic venous insufficiency, a condition in which veins in the legs do not work properly and have trouble returning blood to the heart.
Post-thrombotic syndrome can follow post-DVT and usually leads to chronic venous insufficiency, venous stasis and occasional venous skin ulceration.
(17) For around 40 years it has been used as an oral phlebotropic (a compound that supports the veins) compound used in the treatment of venous diseases including chronic venous insufficiency and hemorrhoids.

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