Why send patients to a vein group as opposed to a surgical group that does arterial and venous work?
Great question. I’m glad you asked. Many vascular surgical groups do fine work in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral
If my patient only has visible signs of spider veins (according to your CEAP chart) what's the likelihood they may have underlying venous disease?
The Edinburgh Vein Study published in 1999 in the British Medical Journal estimated that over 80% of the total population
Evolution and Varicose Veins: Why Humans Get Varicose Veins
By Robert C. Kiser, DO, MSPH Varicose veins occur when veins become distensible, leading to valve dysfunction and venous insufficiency. In
Varicose Veins: a Zoobiquitous Perspective
by Robert C. Kiser, DO, MSPH As animals, humans are classified as members of the Domain Eukaryota, kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata,
Olympic Athlete with Varicose Veins? Meet Summer Sanders
When you think of the Olympics you probably think of elite athletes, exciting competitions and emotional medal ceremonies. Varicose veins
Have Varicose Veins or Leg Pain? It Is Possible To Love Your Legs Again
Fortunately, treatment no longer means a hospital stay or a long, uncomfortable recovery. Minimally invasive techniques allow varicose veins or
Varicose Veins and Health Insurance
Does Insurance Cover the Treatment Of Varicose Veins? Yes, since this is a medical issue that can lead to serious health
Seniors and Varicose Veins
Fortunately, treatment for seniors or anyone for that matter, no longer means a hospital stay or a long, uncomfortable recovery.
What Factors Can Cause Varicose Veins Or Venous Insufficiency To Develop?
Venous insufficiency and varicose veins are medical conditions that affect both women and men in the United States. Venous insufficiency