Deep vein thrombosis in the lower extremity occurs in the intramuscular veins approximately 40% of the time. Is your facility missing them? Modern venous ultrasound has been around for over 20 years.
The answer to the question is unknown and remains to be seen how it will play out. As with most Americans I have no absolute answers to insurance and government programs that are highly confusing and prone to frequent changes… Read More ›
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 ›
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 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 ›