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The Best Treatment for Varicose Veins, Varicose Eczema and Leg Ulcers

The Best Treatment for Varicose Veins, Varicose Eczema and Leg Ulcers

Its official and experts agree: endothermal ablation is the best treatment for varicose veins, varicose eczema and leg ulceration. In this video, Catharine McGuinness, a vascular specialist at the VeinCare Centre demonstrates the treatment. Over 50% of us will be affected by a vein condition such as varicose veins, varicose

Essential Information on Varicose Veins, Phlebitis, DVT and Leg Ulcers

Essential Information on Varicose Veins, Phlebitis, DVT and Leg Ulcers

This video is about varicose veins: the scope of the problem, what causes them, what problems arise and how they can be treated. I will also cover spider veins and hand veins. I am a vascular surgeon based in the south-west of England. I have over 30 years’ experience of

What causes leg ulcers? When should I see a specialist?

What causes leg ulcers? When should I see a specialist?

The venous skin ulcer is one of the commonest causes of ulcers in the leg. It’s due to two systems of veins in the leg. One is called the deep system of vein and our other one is called the outer veins. The deep systems are usually affected by clots

What is the cause of varicose veins, leg ulcers and varicose eczema?

What is the cause of varicose veins, leg ulcers and varicose eczema?

The cause of varicose veins is deeper under the skin. It is a problem called superficial venous reflux. That is a defect in the one-way valves that keep blood flowing in the correct direction. Venous valves are delicate folds in the lining of the vein that open and close keeping

What should I do to prepare for surgery?

What should I do to prepare for surgery?

A provider answers a patient’s question in his office. What do I need to do to prepare for surgery? Well, you need to keep taking good care of yourself — eating well, taking your medicines, and keeping your appointments. It’s also important to protect your veins. And the way you

The Heart, Part 1 – Under Pressure: Crash Course A&P #25

The Heart, Part 1 – Under Pressure: Crash Course A&P #25

Your heart, that throbbing, beating muscle, is probably the most iconic organ in your body. No other organ gets its own holiday, or as much radio play. And you’re not likely to get a love note decorated with a kidney or a spleen, or even a brain, which is really