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Deep Vein Valve Reconstruction

  • Subramoniam Vaidyanathan
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Abstract

Axial reflux in the deep veins is a common finding in patients with primary chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). In an attempt to improve the clinical and hemodynamic outcomes, interventions to restore the competence of the deep veins have been extensively reported. Multisystem multilevel reflux is a common finding in primary CVI. In post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), often there is a combination of obstruction and reflux in the deep veins; both may need correction. Valvuloplasty to correct reflux in the deep veins is an adjuvant treatment option in a subset of patients with primary and secondary CVI. Compression therapy (CT) still continues to be the primary modality of treatment for CVI and leg ulcers [1].

Keywords

Femoral Vein Popliteal Vein Axillary Vein Chronic Venous Insufficiency Compression Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General SurgeryAmrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita LaneKochiIndia

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