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Diseases » Vein disorders » Summary
 

What is Vein disorders?

What is Vein disorders?

Veins are the blood vessels that carry blood back from the tissues toward the heart. See also blood vessel conditions ...more »

  • Vein disorders: Any disorder that affects the veins of an individual.

Vein disorders: Introduction

Types of Vein disorders:

Types of Vein disorders:

Broader types of Vein disorders:

How many people get Vein disorders?

Prevalance of Vein disorders: As many as 60% of all American women and men suffer from some form of vein disorder, but women are more affected -- up to 50% overall. (Source: excerpt from VARICOSE VEINS AND SPIDER VEINS: NWHIC)

What causes Vein disorders?

Causes of Vein disorders: see causes of Vein disorders

What are the symptoms of Vein disorders?

Symptoms of Vein disorders: see symptoms of Vein disorders

Vein disorders: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Vein disorders.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vein disorders.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Vein disorders: Vascular Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Vein disorders.
Treatments for Vein disorders: see treatments for Vein disorders
Research for Vein disorders: see research for Vein disorders

Society issues for Vein disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Vein disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Vein disorders:

  • 1.21% (154,880) of hospital episodes were for diseases of veins and lymphatic system in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultations for diseases of veins and lymphatic system required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital episodes for diseases of veins and lymphatic system were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital episodes for diseases of veins and lymphatic system were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Vein disorders:

Organs and body systems related to Vein disorders include:

Name of Vein disorders

Main name of condition: Vein disorders

Vein disorders: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Vein disorders:

 

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