Latest Superficial vein Stories

2014-02-21 12:24:10

Data show clinically meaningful, ongoing improvements in patients with varicose veins caused by saphenofemoral junction incompetence LONDON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 26(th) Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum in New Orleans, LA, Dr. Kenneth Todd, an American College of Phlebology Committee Member from the Southeast Vein and Laser Center and a Principal Investigator for VANISH-2, presented one-year data from the VANISH-2 clinical trial, one of the two pivotal trials...

2013-04-15 23:02:00

Salem Skin and Vein Specialists vein surgeon from Winston-Salem, NC learns about latest vein disease treatments (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 For Phillip Moore, MD, lifelong learning is an integral part of his dedication to providing superior patient care. A vascular surgeon at Salem Skin and Vein Specialists, a leading vein treatment center in Winston-Salem, NC, Dr. Moore recently attended the 25th anniversary meeting of the American Venous Forum, and learned some of the latest advancements in...

2011-02-22 16:59:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, FACS, FACPh, internationally recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease, recently traveled to Vietnam on a medical mission trip to provide vitally needed care to patients with vein disease. While a strong emphasis of the trip was in providing patient care, Dr. Kabnick was also excited to offer an educational opportunity to the knowledgeable, but financially under-supported local health care...

2010-11-25 00:00:43

For people who care about the appearance of their legs, compression hosiery, which is universally recommended for both surgical and non-surgical treatments of varicose veins and spider veins, works to promote leg health and may also be worn to alleviate aching, tired, or restless legs. If vein problems are left untreated, you may develop pain, fatigue, and swelling that can lead to skin discoloration, bleeding, and leg ulcers. Dr. Robin Fleck, MD, founder and medical director of Vein...

2010-03-05 08:00:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: March is DVT Awareness Month and Vein Clinics of America encourages people with varicose veins, particularly those that have become painful and inflamed, to visit a vein specialist. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100305/CG65602LOGO) WHY: Varicose veins are not just unsightly; they may be a signal to potential serious health issues, such as dangerous blood clots. Varicose veins, or enlarged, visible veins near the surface...

2009-07-21 10:45:00

Austrian researchers reported on Monday that close to a quarter of patients who have superficial blood clots on their legs might be at risk for more serious clots deep in their veins. Varicose veins, oral contraceptives, injuries and cancer can all cause blood clots near the surface of the legs. Although most cases are not serious, this common condition could be a sign for deep vein thrombosis, which is when blood clots block off the blood flow deep in the veins. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)...

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