diseases

How Big are Blood Clots?

I often find that patients and even physicians have widely differing views on the size of blood clot when they get an ultrasound report or interpretation. There are several types of blood clots and they can occur in both arteries… Read More ›

What You Can’t See May Hurt You!

I have found over the years  providing testing and education  that there are many patients who don’t recognize that they have a medical problem. Many of the symptoms are occult in nature and progress during a time that there are significant lifestyle… Read More ›

Varicose Veins and Prevention for Teens

Varicose veins are most commonly associated with women or older individuals. While this is certainly true due to their prevalence during and after pregnancy, varicose veins can present themselves as early as the teen years. Recent studies show that men… Read More ›

Venous Insufficiency and Varicose Veins Affect Both Men and Women

Lower-extremity venous insufficiency is a common medical condition affecting between 45-55% of adult women and 25-35% of adult men. Venous insufficiency typically results from primary valvular incompetence or less commonly from previous deep venous thrombosis. Venous insufficiency can lead to… Read More ›

Advanced Minimally Invasive Vein Care – How to Establish an Outpatient Clinic

Advanced minimally invasive vein care procedures have vastly improved since their inception. Initially performed in the hospital, most are routinely performed in outpatient centers. The procedures are less invasive, are well tolerated by patients, have lower complication rates and have… Read More ›