varicose


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varicose

[′var·ə‚kōs]
(medicine)
Pertaining to blood vessels that are dilated, knotted, and tortuous.
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The problem with getting rid of varicose veins is that even when one vein is destroyed, other varicose veins can appear over time.
The global varicose vein treatment market was valued at $376.64 million in 2017, and is expected to reach $589.06 million by 2025, registering a CAGR of 5.7% from 2018 to 2025.
My varicose veins had also returned with a vengeance.
Given the complex nature of my varicose veins, I was on the table for two hours in the morning and another two after lunch.
Varicose veins worsen with time--they become more prominent, engorged and swollen--but aside from being unsightly, they usually present no other signs or symptoms and most patients who seek treatment do so for cosmetic reasons.
Risk factors for the development of varicose veins include advancing age, female gender, heredity and history of trauma to the extremity.
Dr Oliver says that the link is related to varicose veins occurring where there is an increase in the pressure of veins in the leg - like when you have one leg resting on the other, restricting blood flow.
[USA], Sep 24 ( ANI ): According to a study, height may be a risk factor for varicose veins.
Eri Fukaya, M.D., Ph.D., from the Stanford University School of Medicine in California, and colleagues applied machine learning to agnostically search for varicose vein risk factors in a cohort of 493,519 individuals in the U.K.
A: There is no direct association between peripheral artery disease (PAD) and varicose veins, but they do share risk factors and this means they frequently occur simultaneously.
UGLY varicose veins will affect one in three of us - and they are a source of fear and confusion.
Having varicose veins may increase the risk for deep venous thrombosis (DVT), a type of blood clot that may form in the legs, according to a study published Feb.