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Intro to Varicose Veins

Vein care can range from small, unsightly spider veins that appear just under your skin to more serious conditions like Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) or Phlebitis that can jeopardize your life. It’s not just skin deep. You’re probably familiar with the outward appearance of issues such as varicose veins, lumpy

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radiofrequency ablation for varicose veins: catheter advanced to treatment area and vein closed as catheter is withdrawn

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is performed to close damaged and malfunctioning veins that are responsible for causing varicose veins. What to Expect Varicose veins do not function properly and do not return blood back to the heart. The pressure that causes these veins to enlarge can also eventually damage normal surrounding

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vascular ultrasound procedure

Vascular Ultrasound

A diagnostic ultrasound image is produced by specialized equipment and uses high-frequency sound waves to view areas inside the body. Carotid Ultrasound A painless and harmless test that uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the insides of the two large arteries in your neck. Abdominal and Pelvic Ultrasound

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