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Venous Insufficiency

Venous Insufficiency: Introduction

Venous Insufficiency: A condition where the valves in the leg veins are unable to pump blood to the heart which causes blood to pool below the defective valves. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Venous Insufficiency is available below.

Symptoms of Venous Insufficiency

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Venous Insufficiency:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Venous Insufficiency?

Venous Insufficiency: Related Patient Stories

Venous Insufficiency: Complications

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Causes of Venous Insufficiency

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Venous Insufficiency: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Venous Insufficiency

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Venous Insufficiency: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Venous Insufficiency

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Venous Insufficiency: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Venous Insufficiency

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Venous Insufficiency: Animations

Research about Venous Insufficiency

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Clinical Trials for Venous Insufficiency

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Venous Insufficiency: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Venous Insufficiency:

Dilated tortuous vein, usually in subcutaneous tissues of the leg; incompetency of venous valves is associated. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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