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Vein Condition May Mask Serious Clot Disorder

... -- superficial vein thrombosis, or varicose veins that have become swollen and painful -- may ... undergo routine ultrasound screening of the deep veins of their legs to exclude this very, very serious ... only to those who are experiencing varicose veins that are "quite engorged and firm to the touch," ...

Vein Removal Method Linked to Bypass Results

... long-term outcome of the surgery. People whose veins are removed by the minimally invasive technique ... to determine whether treating the removed veins with a drug would improve results. (It didn't.) ... data revealed the difference in outcome between veins obtained by endoscopic harvesting and those ...

Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST™ System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment

... the underlying cause of symptomatic varicose veins . The VNUS ClosureFAST catheter is a ... that is the underlying cause of varicose veins . VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists ... catheters and devices to treat diseased veins through the application of temperature-controlled ...

A Milestone of Opportunity for VNUS Medical Technologies

... disease , the underlying cause of varicose veins , announced today that as of this week, it ... medical technology for treating diseased leg veins and restoring healthy circulation to varicose ... ablation for patients with symptomatic varicose veins and venous reflux. In addition, the VNUS ...

Get Sexy Summer Legs From Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute (laserandveinclinic.com) Courtesy of Your Health Insurance

... most people who need to have their varicose veins removed do not even realize that beautiful, ... covers the procedure. By not having varicose veins removed promptly, individuals are at risk for ... sufferers to hide their legs in shame, varicose veins are a serious health issue. Individuals who have ...

Video: AccuVein Launches First Portable, Non-Contact Vein Illumination Device

... of patient anxiety and discomfort, and accessing veins in difficult patients can take up to 10 minutes ... ER or in ambulances, reducing the time to access veins and ensuring other tests are conducted and ... the skin's surface to help locate peripheral veins normally used for venipuncture. The device ...

Varicose Veins Pose Scary Health Risk; Sufferers Find Solace With Insurance-Covered Treatment at Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute

... of pocket. Many people are unaware that varicose veins are not only unsightly; they also pose a serious risk to a person's health. The bulging, twisting veins become deformed due to faulty valves in the large ... gravity back to the heart, the blood pools in the veins of the lower extremities, causing the bulging ...

Renaissance Laser and Vein Clinic (laserandveinclinic.com) Provides Clients with Affordable Varicose Vein Removal Treatment

... for most procedures, the treatment of varicose veins is an entirely different story. Varicose veins , the bulging, twisting veins that often occur in the legs, can pose a serious ...

Sclerotherapy Gives Signs of Aging on the Hands the Boot

... application for technique used to treat spider veins SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 ... - a longstanding treatment for spider veins - to improve the appearance of aging hands. ... experience using sclerotherapy to treat prominent veins common in aging hands, including the best ...

Renaissance Laser & Vein Institute (LaserandVeinclinic.com) Provides Top Notch 'Varicose Vein Treatment'

... Vein Institute eliminates varicose and spider veins rapidly with new laser treatment THOUSAND ... varicose, spider and reticular veins. Varicose veins are the most common of all complaints, since the bulging veins pose a health threat along with their unfavorable ...

What to Do If You Have Unsightly Veins

... of year, but women who have spider or varicose veins know all to well that warmer weather -- and more ... some predisposed conditions, varicose and spider veins may be inevitable for some people," Dr. Robert ... more of a cosmetic concern, varicose and spider veins can cause such complications as fatigue, night ...

The Vein Center at Allure Medical Spa Seminar Will Teach Others How to Get Relief

... for varicose veins. Many people with varicose veins have leg cramps, heaviness, fatigue, and even ... says Vickie, a local school teacher. She had her veins treated, and no longer has leg pain. "The pain from my varicose veins was waking me up at night and the only way to get ...

Dermatologists Debunk Myths, Offer Advice for Conditions that Hit Below the Belt

... common myths about spider veins, varicose veins and cellulite, the latest treatment options, and ... have a blood relative with the condition. Spider veins also are common in workers who stand regularly ... the venous pressure in the legs and can cause the veins to stretch. Although some spider vein suffers ...

Eliminate Varicose Veins with Invisible Veins, a Product of Pharmaco LLC

... an e-commerce web cart for their Invisible veins product. Invisible Veins, a vascular support ... and dietary supplement, aids in reducing spider veins and is a natural option to promote vascular ... or visit e2e-store.com . Also visit Invisible veins store directly at www.invisibleveins.net . ...

November 2008 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Moisturizers, Potatoes and Varicose Veins

... Minn. -- Getting rid of blue, gnarled varicose veins usually can be done with good results and no ... blood flows back into the legs and pools in the veins instead of taking a straight course back to the ... For most people, the concerns posed by varicose veins are cosmetic. Bulging ...

Survey Shows People With Varicose Veins Unaware of Health Risks; Most Never Consider Treatment

... Sufferers Consider veins a Cosmetic Issue Despite Experiencing Leg Pain ... CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Varicose veins -- unsightly bulging veins in the legs -- force ... often dismissed as a cosmetic issue, varicose veins actually can develop into serious health ....

Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility

... Correcting varicose veins in scrotum boosts sperm count, motility, study ... the normal circulation of blood through the veins in the testicles. A minimally invasive ... to successfully relieve 226 of the 228 varicose veins among the men. Three months after the procedure, ...

Minimally Invasive Treatment Improves Male Fertility

... and returns to the heart via a network of tiny veins that have a series of one-way valves to prevent ... valves that regulate the blood flow from these veins become defective, blood does not properly ... Embolization of testicular varicose veins in infertile men with healthy partners resulted ...

Scientists develop 'cyborg engineering' for coronary bypass grafting

... a major step in making the use of artificial veins and arteries in coronary bypass grafts a reality. ... limited, however, by the availability of healthy veins or arteries as well as the patient's ability to ... the vein or artery was removed. Using artificial veins or arteries instead would reduce recovery time, ...

New Foam Treatment for Varicose Veins

... News) -- A new foam for treatment of varicose veins proved safe in patients, according to the results ... foams have been a standard treatment for spider veins and small varicose veins. These foams are ... bubbles from injectable foams to treat varicose veins will cross the shunt and go to the brain or heart ...

Damaged veins heal faster with heparin treatment, laboratory study finds

... Thats the term for blood clots that form in the veins of the lower limbs, clinging to and damaging the ... is never fully repaired, and interferes with the veins ability to push blood back up to the heart a ... look at patterns of gene expression in harvested veins in culture. As with the cell staining, they saw ...

Beyond Vanity: New Treatment Brings Relief to Women After Years of Silent Suffering

... 25% of men. Bulging, knotted, twisted varicose veins take over legs and turn what once were ... a 34 year old mother of 3, found the varicose veins significantly affected her life and inhibited her daily routine. "For me, varicose veins were very painful. My leg constantly throbbed and ...

Men Are Vein Too: Innovative Treatment Sparks Unexpected Consumer Trend

... veins, was up 29% and laser treatment of leg veins increased by more than 31% since 2003. Statistics ... was one man who decided to take action before the veins became a problem. "My condition was very mild ... agree that the treatment of various types of veins have a very positive effect on men, both ...

CryoCor Reports Publication in Circulation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

... focused on isolating the pulmonary veins to treat the atrial fibrillation. The study was ... found that electrical isolation of the pulmonary veins by catheter ablation was successful in patients ... be sufficient to simply isolate the pulmonary veins in a significant proportion of patients." About ...

Physicians Hail VNUS Device for Closing Diseased Perforating Veins

... FDA for the treatment of incompetent perforating veins or IPVs, which can produce calf and ankle ... present with large, incompetent perforating veins that unquestionably must be addressed in the ... I think it's vital to address perforating veins as well as the saphenous vein, because almost all ...

UCLA doctor develops new technique to treat varicose veins

... which is designed to remove branch varicose veins from the thighs, calves and ankles. The technique ... phlebectomy and stab phlebectomy which excise veins through a small incision in the skin. Lawrence's ... is placed beneath the skin to help highlight the veins during the procedure. In addition, ...

Natural aorta grafts have few side effects for infection-prone patients

... at UT Southwestern Medical Center, in which veins are removed from the thigh to repair the aorta ... a technique in the early 1990s that uses veins from a patients own leg to fix and repair ... risk of losing their legs or dying. Since the veins of the leg return blood flow to the heart, there ...

AccuVein Achieves Quality System Milestone

... launched the AV300 to help healthcare professionals locate hard-to-find veins and is committed to ensuring its products are of the highest quality while ... skin of the position of peripheral veins, helping caregivers locate these veins while they perform the most common invasive medical procedure - ...

The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a flight is often overestimated

... If you are unable to move your legs regularly, blood flow through your veins is slower than usual. As a result, blood may clump together, forming a ... people who had a higher risk for example, because they had large varicose veins or were very overweight were not highly likely to develop deep vein ...

Vein & Cosmetic Center of Tampa Bay Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

... in 1992 as a medical facility dedicated to treating varicose veins , spider veins , and other venous disorders, this state-of-the art medical center has ...

Bayer HealthCare Launches Hemophilia Self-Infusion Training Program

... such as needle phobias, working with their non-dominant hand and using veins they have not used before. Materials are designed to incorporate basic as ... in a blue tote with all components, including the adjustable cuff, tubing veins containing non-toxic, washable mock blood, pre-filled syringes and other ...

AccuVein AV300, First Portable Vein Illumination Device, Now Available on GSA Schedule

... can be a source of patient anxiety and discomfort, and accessing veins in difficult patients can take up to 10 minutes and require multiple ... on the patient's skin of the position of veins, helping caregivers locate veins while they perform the most common invasive medical procedure -- ...

Los Angeles Area Non-Profit OneLegacy Grows Into World's Largest Tissue Recovery Organization

... from 1,116; bone from 1,243; skin from 1,237; heart valves from 361; and veins from 226. The astonishing growth of OneLegacy's tissue operations is ... to repair genetic defects; tendons for reconstructive knee surgeries; and veins for cardiac bypass surgery. "The building of our tissue recovery ...

Minimally invasive treatment improves male fertility

... flows to the testicles and returns to the heart via a network of tiny veins that have a series of one-way valves to prevent the blood from flowing ... to the testicles. If the valves that regulate the blood flow from these veins become defective, blood does not properly circulate out of the testicles, ...

VNUS Medical Technologies, Inc. Announces Board of Director Resignation

... of venous reflux disease, a progressive condition that causes the varicose veins afflicting 25 million Americans. The pioneering company in the field, VNUS ... proprietary disposable endovenous catheters and devices to close diseased veins through the application of temperature-controlled RF energy. VNUS devices ...

VNUS Medical Technologies, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Biolitec, Dornier and CoolTouch

... of venous reflux disease, a progressive condition that causes the varicose veins afflicting 25 million Americans. The pioneering company in the field, VNUS ... proprietary disposable endovenous catheters and devices to close diseased veins through the application of temperature-controlled RF energy. VNUS devices ...

VNUS Update and Correction to 2008 Royalty Revenues

... of venous reflux disease, a progressive condition that causes the varicose veins afflicting 25 million Americans. The pioneering company in the field, VNUS ... proprietary disposable endovenous catheters and devices to close diseased veins through the application of temperature-controlled RF energy. VNUS devices ...

U.S. Patent Office Allows Another Significant VNUS Patent

... of venous reflux disease, a progressive condition that causes the varicose veins afflicting 25 million Americans. The pioneering company in the field, VNUS ... proprietary disposable endovenous catheters and devices to close diseased veins through the application of temperature-controlled RF energy. VNUS devices ...

Noninvasive Procedures Show Promise for Esophageal Bleeding

... They offer cost-effective look at dilated veins seen with cirrohosis but aren't sensitive enough TUESDAY, May ... suffer bleeding of esophageal varices, which are extremely dilated veins commonly seen with cirrhosis. Variceal bleeding can cause death within six ...

Surgeons announce advance in atrial fibrillation surgery

... "The box lesion surrounds and electrically isolates the pulmonary veins and the posterior left atrial wall from the rest of the left atrium. Our ... heart palpitations and stroke. The area of the heart near the pulmonary veins is a common source of the irregular electrical impulses that can cause AF. ...
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