Vein Disease

How Blood Thinners Help Those with DVT

October 3, 2021 • zburt • DVTVein Disease

When clots form within your deep veins, you have deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This is a dangerous issue that can be uncomfortable or may have no symptoms. One of the most common treatments for DVT is to take blood thinners to help stop new blood clots from thinning and may slow the growth of existing clots. Why do Varicose Veins Get Blood Clots? There are a number of reasons you could end up with blood clots. Anything that stops the blood from flowing in a normal way could cause a blood clot.

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All the Best Tips for Finding the Right Varicose Vein Specialist in Phoenix

June 11, 2020 • • Vein DiseaseVein Treatment
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A vein specialist is a medical professional who not only diagnoses but also treats and manages conditions relating to the arteries and veins in your body. They’re equipped to treat a wide range of different circumstances, including but not limited to ones like varicose veins, spider veins, leg swelling and more. There are a huge number of benefits that come along with seeing a vein specialist, including the fact that they can recommend the right treatment to slow the progression of certain diseases, and to help relieve certain uncomfortable symptoms you might be experiencing.

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5 Things You Need to Know about Blood Clots

November 28, 2018 • Tri-City Vein Center • Vein Disease

Your blood clots as a way to prevent you from losing too much blood when you bleed. When you stop bleeding, the blood clot breaks up and dissolves away. While blood clots are a healthy and normal thing in most cases, a blood clot can sometimes be dangerous. Here are five important facts vein doctors want you to know about blood clots. 5 Important Facts about Blood Clots 1. Blood clots can be dangerous Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are two types of dangerous blood clots. DVT is a condition in which a blood clot develops in a vein deep inside the body.

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Is Chronic Venous Insufficiency Life-Threatening?

June 21, 2018 • • Vein Disease

Chronic venous insufficiency is a condition that occurs when the veins are no longer functioning properly. It can lead to the development of abnormal veins, including spider veins and varicose veins. When left untreated, this condition can result in serious complications, some of which may even be life-threatening.  What Is Chronic Venous Insufficiency? One of the most common vein diseases, chronic venous insufficiency is a serious condition that causes the valves in the leg veins to stop working as they should. Normally, these valves prevent blood from flowing backward. However, when they malfunction, blood can pool in the veins.

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What You Need to Know about Radiofrequency Ablation

April 23, 2018 • • Vein Disease

If you have varicose veins, you will have several treatment options available, including sclerotherapy, laser therapy, compression therapy and more. However, one of the most effective treatments for patients with varicose veins is radiofrequency ablation. Below is some information about this minimally-invasive procedure so you can understand how it works and when it is appropriate.  What Is Radiofrequency Ablation? Radiofrequency ablation is a common procedure used to treat varicose veins in the legs. During the procedure, the vein surgeon places a catheter inside the affected vein under ultrasound guidance. This catheter delivers radiofrequency energy to the interior of the vein.

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