Varicose Veins Pose Scary Health Risk; Sufferers Find Solace With Insurance-Covered Treatment at Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser vein removal offers patients fast relief without paying out 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...
US Market for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Varicose Veins to Rise to More than $215 Million by 2013
Endovenous Ablation to drive Varicose Vein Market into 2013, according to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG's) new US Markets for Varicose Vein Treatment Devices 2009 report, the US market for endovenous ablati...
Eliminate Varicose Veins with Invisible Veins, a Product of Pharmaco LLC
Berkshire Information Systems, Inc., (Berkshire) a leading provider of e-commerce fulfillment solutions through e2e-store, announced the launch of their newest e-commerce site with Pharmaco LLC. Pharmaco LLC is the supplier of Invisible Veins, a vascular support product and dietary supplement. ...
Survey Shows People With Varicose Veins Unaware of Health Risks; Most Never Consider Treatment
Sufferers Consider Veins
a Cosmetic Issue Despite Experiencing Leg Pain and Discomfort
CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Varicose veins
-- unsightly bulging
veins in the legs -- force many embarrassed sufferers to cover up, even on
the hottest summer days. While ofte...
Men are opting to remove spider veins over replacing hair
Chicago (March 13, 2008) The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) is pleased to announce the results of its 2007 Procedural Data. This information is collected by polling the Academys U.S.-based members.
Findings conclude that sclerotherapy, the standard treatment for spider and varico...
Men are Opting to Remove Spider Veins Over Replacing Hair
The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 2007 Procedural Survey shows a 2226.3% increase in male sclerotherapy since 2002
CHICAGO, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Cosmetic
Surgery (AACS) is pleased to announce the results of its 2007 Procedural
Data. This information...
Veins in Medical Technology
CRESTOR(R) Reduced Risk of Blood Clots in the Veins
ORLANDO, Fla., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new analysis from the
JUPITER study shows that CRESTOR(R) (rosuvastatin calcium) 20mg significantly
cut the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) by 43% (p =0.007) compared to
placebo among men and women with low to normal cholesterol levels a...
ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Recruitment of Second 100 Patient Cohort in Phase II DVT Prophylaxis Study With TB-402
...his product candidate."
About Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
DVT is caused when a blood clot forms in a deep vein, most commonly in
the deep veins
of the lower leg. DVT is a major public health issue and it is
estimated that in the U.S. alone, more than 350,000 individuals are affected
by DVT or ...
Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment
...ux, the underlying cause of symptomatic varicose veins
The VNUS ClosureFAST catheter is a min...ndition that is the underlying cause of varicose veins
. VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists o...endovenous catheters and devices to treat diseased veins
through the application of temperature-controlled ...
Heparin Use Prior to Endoscopic Vein Harvest Improves Graft Patency in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Patients
...Division of Cardiac Surgery, Boston University .
The prospective study examined acute patency rates in 460 patients that underwent OPCAB using veins
acquired through EVH, comparing patients receiving no heparin prior to harvest (n=306) to those who received one of three doses of heparin prior to th...
NHS National Innovation Centre Cites VNUS Closure(R) Procedure as Select Innovative Technology
... Minimally Invasive Treatment for Varicose veins
to be showcased at National Health Service EXPO
...for patients suffering with symptomatic varicose veins
and venous reflux, and has been demonstrated in ...tal & Imperial College London.
are caused by increased pressure in the legs as ...
March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots
...artery -- often a fatal condition.
DVT develops in the larger, "deep" veins
that are the final conduits funneling blood back to the heart. The condition occurs usually in the largest veins
of the legs and pelvis. Many factors increase risk, including certain cance...
Veins in Medical Products
CoolTouch CTEV for Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
Description: The CTEV provides an ideal treatment for endovenous ablation of varicose veins, such as the great and small saphenous veins. The 1320nm wavelength targets water in the vessel wall, not hemoglobin, which means a much more comfortable procedure for patients without post-op bruising or swelling....
IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Quantum DL
Description:... of the IPL Quantum DL and the clinically proven effective treatment of leg veins
and other deeper vascular lesions. This cost-effective system is gentle, po...PL Quantum SR, the Quantum DL treats a range of conditions including: Leg veins
Vari-Lase Endovenous Laser System
Description:... The Vari-Lase Endovenous Laser System is designed to help physicians provide advanced treatment for varicose veins
in the leg. Endovenous laser therapy is a patient-friendly alternative to surgical vein-stripping for the treatment of varicose veins.
Company:Vascular Solutions, Inc.
CoolGlide Excel Nd:YAG Laser
Description:...ClearView handpiece provides excellent visibility of the treatment area. Now treat a full range of vascular lesions from fine telangiectasia to spider veins
to large, deep, reticular leg veins. Its high peak power also allows the CoolGlide Excel to treat both fine and coarse hair....
Description:...ficial vein reflux. EVLT is a minimally invasive, clinically proven alternative to surgical vein stripping that effectively and safely treats varicose veins
using a diode laser fiber to occlude the vein. The procedure is easy to perform and gets patients back on their feet in only 45 minutes....
TRIVEX™ System Varicose Vein Treatment
Description:... than 1 million people are diagnosed with varicose veins
every year, but a majority of these patients never...nically tested, the TRIVEX System removes varicose veins
through illumination, resection, and tumescence us...transillumination to clearly identify all targeted veins
and allow for their complete removal. A powered re...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Endoscopy
Veins in Medical Definition
The inner knees 
Current Clinical Applications
Fat Transfer to the Hand
A wrinkled, bony hand with large veins
, sun spots and deep grooves can reveal an advanced age even though the patient’s face, breasts or body have been surgically rejuvenated. Consequent...
...ynaud's disease - Buerger's disease - Intermittent claudication
, lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes
Thrombosis - Phlebitis - Dee...ari syndrome - Thrombophlebitis - Paget-Schroetter disease - Varicose veins
- Hemorrhoid - Esophageal varices - Varicocele - Gastric varices -...
Veins in Medical Dictionary
that have become enlarged and tortuous. The term commonly refers to the veins
on the leg, although varicose veins
can occur elsewhere. Veins
have leaflet valves to prevent blood from flowing backwards... Varicose veins
— Comprehensive overview covers sym...
Inflammation of the veins
... is the inflammation of a vein , with blood clots forming inside the vein at the ... two aspects of thrombophlebitis, inflammation of a vein and blood clot ... phlebitis n. Inflammation of a vein . phlebitic phlebit ' ic adj. ... Phlebitis is an inflammation of...
...ficiency (CVI) occurs when the valves in your leg veins
are ... Families > Vascular Conditions, Tests, ... insufficiency occurs when the valves of the deep veins
are damaged ... Venous insufficiency is ca...enous insufficiency is a condition in which the veins
have problems sending ... Explore Treatments for P...
... A portal venous system is a series of veins
or venules that directly connect two ... transverse cervical - suprascapular - anterior jugular (jugular venous arch) ... Venous trans...
...onary.com a free online dictionary with ... Blood veins
. Jugular vein . Symptoms of burst v... Cause of ...f doctors and clinics that specialize in varicose veins
, spider veins
, sclerotherapy, and other vein related treatmen...
...t of peripheral vascular disease ... Vascular Diseases . Vascular Diseases ... Vascular Diseases Diagnosis. Symptoms of Varicose veins
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Veins in Biological News
Improved foam for varicose veins found to be safe in preliminary results from phase II trial
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A small group of patients with a common heart defect who were treated for varicose veins
with an injectable microfoam experienced no neurological, visual or cardiac changes as a result of the treatment, according to preliminary results from a phase II trial. The results are be...
Elastic stresses influence formation of leaf veins
Elastic stresses may play a crucial role in determining a leaf's venation pattern, according to a joint Argentinian-French study published April 11th in the open-access journal PLoS Computational Biology. The researchers have developed a model that reproduces statistical properties of venation pat...
Researchers show that veins stiffen as we age
As if creaking joints and hardening of the arteries weren't bad enough, a research team from the University of Delaware and the Christiana Care Health System in Newark has now confirmed that even our veins
stiffen as we age.
"When you are young, your veins
are nice and elastic--like rubber bands...
August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...roduce most of the world's copper, Cu-sulfides are disseminated along small veins
and fractures associated with small bodies of porphyritic-textured granitic...which most high Cu grades are associated with small, early, granular quartz veins
are found above magmatic sources emplaced to depths of about 4 km or less. ...
Desert rhubarb -- a self-irrigating plant
...egev desert region. When the research team watered the plant artificially, they observed how the water flows along the course of the leave's depressed veins
to the ground surrounding the plant's single root and then penetrates the ground to a depth of 10 cm or more. Under the experimental conditions, water...
A tiny frozen microbe may hold clues to extraterrestrial life
...glaciei is small even by bacterial standards it is 10 to 50 times smaller than E. coli . Its small size probably helped it to survive in the liquid veins
among ice crystals and the thin liquid film on their surfaces. Small cell size is considered to be advantageous for more efficient nutrient uptake, pr...
Veins in Biological Technology
Proteon Therapeutics Receives European Patent Covering New Method of Dilating Arteries and Veins
WALTHAM, Mass. and KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteon
Therapeutics, Inc. ( http://www.proteontherapeutics.com ), announced today
that a key patent has been issued by the European Patent Office. The patent
(No. 1220830) covers the use of a class of proteins known as elastases fo...
Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk
...Newswire/ -- Many Latinas who suffer from varicose veins
often dismiss the enlarged leg veins
as a cosmetic issue without recognizing they can l...ing women to listen to their legs to keep varicose veins
from affecting their everyday routine.
AccuVein and GSABC Enter into Purchasing Agreement for Vein Illumination Device
...t's skin revealing vein position to help the healthcare professional locate veins
for blood draw (venipuncture).
"Providing the members of GSABC with t...p on the patient's skin of the position of veins, helping caregivers locate veins
while they perform the most common invasive medical procedure -- venipunctu...
AccuVein Inks National Three-Year Group Purchasing Deal With Amerinet
...t's skin revealing vein position to help the healthcare professional locate veins
for blood draw (venipuncture), IV starts and blood donation.
"Amerine...p on the patient's skin of the position of veins, helping caregivers locate veins
while they perform the most common invasive medical procedure -- venipunctu...
Proteon Therapeutics Completes Second Closing of Equity Financing; Raises Total Series B to $50 million
...venous fistula (AVF) surgery outcomes in patients requiring chronic hemodialysis. PRT-201 has been shown to cause dilation of segments of arteries and veins
following topical intraoperative application in animals. Vessel dilation and increased blood flow through the fistula may decrease AVF maturation fail...
Pyratine XR(TM) Launches at 67th AAD Meeting, Offering Hope to 14 Million Rosacea Sufferers
...cific study data demonstrated that Pyratine XR(TM) showed continual improvement for all of the major symptoms of rosacea - redness, lesions and spider veins
- throughout the entire course of 48-week treatment period. This suggests that Pyratine XR(TM) may offer important advantages over currently available...
Veins in Biological Definition
...o contact with oxygen. Blood is never blue , but veins
appear blue because light is diffused by skin ...ht reflection. From a physiological perspective, veins
and arteries appear similar when skin is removed...laries . It then returns to the heart through the veins
See circulatory system for a more detailed des...
...ake time to setup and mature (anywhere between 5 weeks to 15 weeks). For other patients, access may be via a catheter installed to connect to large veins
in the chest. (This means no needles, but there are other severe downsides to a catheter). There are some other arrangements that can be made as wel...
...s have some degree of language impairment as well. The syndrome is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer , pulmonary disease , varicose veins
, and osteoporosis .
The condition was identified in 1942 by Dr. Harry Klinefelter in Boston . The cause was not found until the 1950s. The con...
...the kidneys. The left kidney receives about 60% of the renal bloodflow.
renal vein : The filtered blood returns to circulation through the renal veins
which join into the inferior vena cava .
renal pelvis : Basically just a funnel , the renal pelvis accepts the urine and channels it out of th...
2 Leaf types, arrangements, and forms
...ma called the mesophyll
An arrangement of veins
(the vascular tissue).
The e...light by curtailing chlorophyll production.
...The portal vein brings venous blood from the digestive tract, so that the liver can process the nutrients and toxins extracted from food. The hepatic veins
drain directly into the inferior vena cava .
The bile produced in the liver is collected in bile capillaries which merge to form bile ducts. The...
Veins in Biological Dictionary
In the circulatory system, veins
are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart. Most veins
carry deoxygenated blood from the tissues back to the heart; exceptions are the pulmonary and umbilical veins
, both of which... ... forums, vascular physician finder, technological advances i...
... Renal capsule. 10. Inferior renal capsule. 11. Superior renal ... It is usually singular to each kidney, except in the condition "multiple renal veins
". ... In medicine, the nutcracker syndrome — also known as nutcracker phenomenon, renal vein entrapment s...
The four pulmonary veins
carry oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. They are the only veins
in the post-fetal human body that carry oxygenated (red) blood. In the circulatory system, veins
are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart. Most ve...
... Aorta Arteries Arterioles Capillaries Venules veins
Vena cava Heart. Pulmonary circulation ... High...pillaries, blood passes into venules , then into veins
to return ... Latest research news and informa...lary plexuses and join together to form veins. veins
with diameters less than 2 mm are referred to as s...
...inferior vena cava are collectively called the venae cavae. They are the veins
that return deoxygenated blood from the body into the heart. They both emp...ncies) and ... vena cava n. , pl. venae cavae . Either of two large veins
that drain blood from the upper body and from the lower body and empty int...
... anatomy, the systemic venous system refers to veins
that drain into the right atrium without passin...... A portal venous system is a series of veins
or venules that directly connect two ... The...atomy , the systemic venous system refers to veins
that drain into the right atrium without passin...