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Primary Varicose Veins: Symptoms and Diagnosis

  • Pradeep Jacob
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Abstract

Varicose veins are a common problem in clinical practice. The condition is so common that many clinicians brush it aside as a “mundane” problem not deserving serious attention. However, it is now realized that varicose veins and its complications can impose considerable fiscal and social burden on the individual and community. Many newer developments in the field of phlebology like newer diagnostic technologies and minimally invasive interventions have all changed the face of care for venous disease.

Keywords

Varicose Vein Popliteal Vein Superficial Vein Chronic Venous Insufficiency Common Femoral Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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