venous reflux

venous reflux

retrograde filling of dorsal foot veins (i.e. filling from proximal to distal) due to superficial venous system valve incompetence (see test, Trendelenburg)
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The Spectrum Health Vein Center is the first location in Michigan to offer the VenaSeal closure system to treat venous reflux disease.
2) Testicular temperature elevation and venous reflux play a significant role in varicocele-induced testicular dysfunction, although the exact pathophysiology of varicocele-induced harm is not completely understood.
Varithena(TM) is intended for use in adults with clinically significant venous reflux as diagnosed by duplex ultrasound.
Ligation plus stripping of the great saphenous vein results in significant improvement in venous haemodynamics, may eliminate concomitant deep venous reflux, provides symptomatic relief, and assists in ulcer healing.
A: Venous Reflux Disease, also known as Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI), affects the circulation of your blood.
Vein disease is a progressive medical condition that causes the vein walls to stretch and enlarge due to venous reflux -- the backward flow of blood.
After a diagnostic flush, endovascular stenting (Figs 1 and 2) or coiling was performed if a significant stenosis was verified or significant venous reflux was demonstrated.
All participants had venous reflux confirmed by duplex Doppler ultrasonography, and up to three venous leg ulcers.
They are produced by a condition known as venous insufficiency or venous reflux, in which blood circulating through the lower limbs does not properly return to the heart but instead pools up in the distended veins," he explained.
VNUS Medical develops devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux disease.