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Novant Health Vein Specialists Launches Campaign on Congenital Vein Abnormalities

Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) November 03, 2013

Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching a new campaign to help educate the public about congenital vein abnormalities. Although these abnormalities affect only about 1% of the population, they can have an impact on a person’s health, the Winston-Salem, N.C. based vein clinic says. The center hopes to raise awareness about these vein conditions.

Dr. Ray Workman, a leading vein doctor at Novant Health Vein Specialists, explains that congenital vein abnormalities refer to malformations in the veins that occur from birth. “The most common of these abnormalities include thin-walled ‘lakes’ in which blood can collect and areas where major veins are narrowed or completely absent.”

Anyone who suffers from congenital vein abnormalities is encouraged to stay in contact with a vein doctor to monitor the issue. While many of these malformations are not considered a medical emergency, some can raise a person’s risk for blood clots like deep vein thrombosis.

Novant Health Vein Specialists is raising awareness about congenital vein abnormalities through social media. The center will be utilizing Facebook and Twitter to spread the word about this condition throughout the month of October.

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About Novant Health Vein Specialists

Novant Health Vein Specialists is Winston-Salem, North Carolina’s foremost provider of customized, state-of-the-art care for vein disorders. Their expertly trained and caring team of health professionals is dedicated to providing patients with the highest quality of vein care. The center offers advanced and minimally invasive therapies to treat a wide range of vein conditions. Dr. Ray Workman leads the medical staff. He and his 5 partners, Dr. R. Bradley Thomason, Dr. Steve Motew, Dr. Phillip Moore, Dr. Joel Deonanan, and Dr. Shawn Fleming are all board certified in vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery. They are board certified vascular surgeons offering full service vein treatments in Winston-Salem, including sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy, endovenous ablation, venous stenting, complex venous ulcer management, and pelvic congestion syndrome.

Novant Health Vein Specialists
Tel. (336) 791-4010

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