Treatment Options Depending on the Patient’s Presentation
Varicose veins can affect different parts of the superficial venous system and involve also the deep veins. They present with a variable number of symptoms, and the evolution after showing first changes in the leg seems to be slow. Still nobody knows the time it takes to evolve from first visible tributaries to the presentation of physical complaints like oedema, skin changes and pain. Treatment options are changing with new techniques—so it seems necessary to stop and think about which patient could be offered which options.
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