23 Treatments for Peripheral Venous Insufficiency

Overview

Your arteries carry blood from your heart out to the rest of your body. Your veins carry blood back to the heart, and valves in the veins stop the blood from flowing back. When your veins have trouble sending blood from your limbs back to the hear[read article]

Tests for Peripheral Venous Insufficiency

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MRI Venography
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Doppler ultrasound is a technique used to measure the flow of blood through your arteries and blood vessels-usually those in your extremities. Vascular flow studies...  More
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Leg venography , also called lower extremity venography or phlebography, offers a way for doctors to see the veins in your legs. Veins do not normally show up on X-...  More
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Trendelenburg Test
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Quantitative D-Dimer Assay Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A venogram, also known as venography, is a test that lets your doctor see your veins on an X-ray. (Veins cannot be seen on a normal X-ray.) You'll be injected ...  More
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Limb plethysmography is a test that is typically performed if a doctor suspects blockage or narrowing in your blood vessels. A different test, called an arteriograp...  More
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Venous Refilling Time
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Calf Muscle Pump Ejection Fraction
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Maximum Venous Outflow
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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Medical Procedures for Peripheral Venous Insufficiency

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Varicose veins are veins whose valves, which operate as a stopper to keep blood flowing forward, are not working properly or are missing. The veins become filled wi...  More
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Stenting is a common procedure used to keep clogged arteries open. To ensure long-term success additional treatments are necessary after surgery. Learn more about t...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Peripheral Venous Insufficiency

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Angioplasty of Vein
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Varicose veins are veins whose valves, which operate as a stopper to keep blood flowing forward, are not working properly or are missing. The veins become filled wi...  More
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Self Care for Peripheral Venous Insufficiency

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Application of Elastic Stockings
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Elevation of Leg
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Carrying around too much weight feels uncomfortable and it can also damage your health. According the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity rates...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Peripheral Venous Insufficiency What's this?

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Interest in aortic acid began in the 1960s and focused on atherosclerosis (hardening of the artieries). This was a logical place to begin research, as aortic extrac...  More
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Bilberry, a close relative of blueberry, has a long history of medicinal use. The dried fruit has been popular for the symptomatic treatment of diarrhea, for topica...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Peripheral Venous Insufficiency What's this?

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Water has been used medicinally for thousands of years, with traditions rooted in ancient China, Japan, India, Rome, Greece, the Americas, and the Middle East. Ther...  More
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