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2014-05-30 23:09:27

The vein treatment center has a new medical assistant, new technology and new exposure on television and online. Humble, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The month of May has proved to be a busy one for Northeast Huston Vein Center, with a variety of changes taking place at the facility. The treatment center has also gained some valuable exposure from television and the internet. Northeast Houston Vein Center recently gained a new medical assistant. Jessica Rojas joined the vein center this...

2014-05-08 23:08:55

A leading inventor service company, InventHelp is working to submit the Varicose Vein Cover Up Sandal to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Many women with varicose veins don’t like to go out in public with their legs exposed. "I decided that there needed to be a way to conceal varicose veins while being able to sport clothes and shoes appropriate for warm weather," said an inventor from Whitestone, N.Y. The VARICOSE VEIN COVER UP SANDAL provides a...

2014-05-01 20:24:11

At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dr. Farshad Malekmehr leads a team that provides critical aid to those with postphlebitic syndrome LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a person's circulatory system is working properly, blood will flow freely through a person's veins. Unfortunately, sometimes blood clots can form in the deep veins of the leg - a condition known as deep venous thrombosis. This condition can lead to devastating and even life threatening...

2014-04-17 23:03:00

The April 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine offers a guide to varicose vein prevention and treatment. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation says the article provides valuable advice and treatment information. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 According to the April 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine, varicose veins are veins that have become twisted and enlarged. They often manifest as bulges in the legs and may exhibit a bluish discoloration in a web-like pattern. Except in...

2014-04-08 23:01:01

Dr. Revana, at Northeast Houston Vein Center, is working to educate his peers on the challenging diagnosis of pelvic congestion syndrome as well as other conditions affecting veins. Humble, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Northeast Houston Vein Center recently began working to educate doctors on the issue of pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) and other vein issues. Dr. Madaiah Revana is leading the effort on spreading the word about this tough condition. The facility now provides training to...

Researcher Invents ‘Mini Heart’ To Help Return Venous Blood
2014-03-28 09:03:10

[ Watch The Video: New Organ Helps Return Blood Flow ] George Washington University George Washington University (GW) researcher Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., has invented a new organ to help return blood flow from veins lacking functional valves. A rhythmically contracting cuff made of cardiac muscle cells surrounds the vein acting as a 'mini heart' to aid blood flow through venous segments. The cuff can be made of a patient’s own adult stem cells, eliminating the chance of implant...

2014-03-14 23:01:04

Accreditation was awarded to Dr. Sean B. D’Souza after thorough review of Sonoran Vein and Endovascular's operational and technical components by a panel of IAC experts. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Sonoran Vein and Endovascular, located in Peoria, AZ has been granted accreditation in Superficial Venous Treatment and Management by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Accreditation was awarded to Dr. Sean B. D’Souza after Sonoran Vein and Endovascular underwent...

2014-02-26 23:29:02

Dr. Nisha Bunke-Paquette, vein specialist at La Jolla Vein Care, is pleased to announce the release of her new book, The Vein Book. La Jolla, California (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Dr. Nisha Bunke-Paquette, vein specialist at La Jolla Vein Care, is pleased to announce the release of her new book, The Vein Book. This medical textbook is designed to inform physicians and medical students about a wide variety of vein conditions. Filled with the most up-to-date information, charts and color...

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...

2014-02-18 23:30:29

In her new book, “Healthy Legs -The Definitive Guide to Treating Varicose Veins”, Dr. Jones reveals all new research and treatment options for sufferers. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Dr. Suzanne Jones has just unveiled her new book on the most innovative treatment options available today for varicose veins. As the Medical Director for Michigan Vein Care Specialists, Dr. Jones has spent years researching this painful and unsightly condition. An estimated one in four...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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