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Blood Supply to the Gut (Introduction) – Part 1 (Arterial Supply)

Blood Supply to the Gut (Introduction) – Part 1 (Arterial Supply)

Okay, so this tutorial is an introduction to the blood supply to the abdominal organs. So I’m going to talk about the arterial supply and the venous drainage of the abdominal viscera. So we’re looking here at a model of the circulatory system and we’re looking at the abdominal region.

Treating Venous Leg Ulcers

Treating Venous Leg Ulcers

Chronic venous insufficiency can affect the superficial venous network of the lower limbs, presenting as superficial venous reflux, which causes varicose veins, and venous leg ulcerations. Studies have shown that surgical correction of superficial venous reflux can reduce venous leg ulcer recurrence more than compression therapy alone. However, the role

Vein Ulcers- What Are the Symptoms?

Vein Ulcers- What Are the Symptoms?

Depending on the type of ulcer you have. Your symptoms can present differently. For a venous ulcer, the ulcer appears very shallow, irregular in shape. They’re more common on the medial or inside aspect of the lower leg. Sometimes you’ll also notice some brown discoloration or hemosiderin deposition in venous