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2013-12-04 23:01:41

Novant Health Vein Specialists in Winston-Salem, NC releases a new article on the importance of prompt vein disease treatment. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Winston-Salem, NC. Novant Health Vein Specialists is publishing a new article on the importance of prompt vein disease treatment. According to the Winston-Salem based center, many people with varicose veins notice a feeling of heaviness in the legs and an aching or itching sensation. Of greater concern, however, is the...

2013-12-03 23:24:28

Siragusa Vein & Laser Center is releasing a new article to promote patient awareness of complications from swollen legs and their impact on overall health. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Siragusa Vein & Laser Center is releasing a new article that reveals some of the lesser known problems that are associated with swollen legs and ankles, as well as the causes and at-home treatments that patients can do themselves until they can get proper medical care. According to the...

2013-12-03 23:01:36

Flower Mound Vein Center is releasing a new article describing common misconceptions about vein disease treatments in Texas. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 December 3, 2013. Flower Mound, TX. Flower Mound Vein Center announces the publication of a new article on their website on common misconceptions about vein disease treatment. According to the Flower Mound, TX based center, untreated varicose veins can have some pretty serious consequences, such as deep vein thrombosis, or...

2013-11-30 23:19:12

Flower Mound Vein Center is releasing a new article describing modern vein disease treatments in Texas. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The Flower Mound Vein Center has published a new article on their website describing modern vein disease treatments that can restore patients’ legs to the beauty of previous years. According to the Flower Mound, TX vein center, veins can lose their elasticity and become enlarged and prominent, leading to the development of unsightly varicose...

2013-11-29 23:23:15

Novant Vein Health Specialists in Winston-Salem, NC is releasing a new article on what bulging veins indicate about your vascular health. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Novant Vein Health Specialists is publishing a new article describing the possible implications of bulging veins on overall vascular health. Bulging veins are also called varicose veins, according to the Winston-Salem based center, and they are a type of vein disease. Over half of all Americans over the age of 50 have vein...

2013-11-29 23:20:55

Siragusa Vein and Laser Center launches new health campaign via social media to educate public about benefits of vein treatment. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Siragusa Vein and Laser Center is launching a new social media campaign in order to reveal how getting treatment for problematic veins can make a patient happier overall. The Nashville-based vein center is hopeful that this campaign will reach a new range of people who may have reservations or fears about getting treatment...

2013-11-26 23:33:09

Robin Fleck, MD, reports an increase in varicose vein and cosmetic procedures in the last quarter of 2013 at her three businesses. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Whether due to the holiday rush or insurance deductibles being met, Dr. Robin Fleck, founder and medical director of Body Oasis Laser Aesthetics and Medispa, Southwest Skin & Cancer Institute and Prescott Vein Specialties has seen increased procedures requested in the past six weeks at all three businesses. This...

2013-11-22 23:29:44

Primary Message To MS Patients and Practitioners is Endovascular Treatment for CCSVI Should Only Be Conducted in the Context of a Randomized, Double-Blinded Controlled Study New York, New York (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of uncertain etiology characterized by demyelinating lesions affecting the central nervous system. In 2009, Dr. Paolo Zamboni et al described an association between MS and extra cranial venous outflow restrictive lesions detected by...

2013-11-21 23:24:40

TAVR at LLUMC is the first of its kind in the Inland Empire. LOMA LINDA, CA. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 A joint team of cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons and cardiac anesthesiologists completed the first trans-catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) on Oct. 28, and the patient is doing well. LLUMC is the first hospital in the Inland Empire to perform this type of procedure. This new therapy is used to treat certain patients who...


Latest vascular surgery Reference Libraries

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

Aortography
2013-04-30 10:09:04

Aortography is the study of the specific action involving the ejection of blood from the aorta in the heart. Taking an aortogram from the patient could identify if there is a tear in the intimal wall of the aorta. This tear is eventually fatal but can be repaired in some cases. Procedure A catheter is placed in the aorta of the patient, usually through the femoral artery. Once in place a dose of iodine-based dye is injected in order to visualize the flow of blood through the site....

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