What is Venous Disease?


It is estimated that over 20 million Americans suffer from venous disease, and an even greater number of patients suffer silently going undiagnosed. Venous disease is a spectrum of findings that usually involves a condition where the vein walls and valves become weakened. The valves stretch and become damaged interrupting normal physiological blood flow. There is … Continue reading What is Venous Disease?

Superficial Phlebitis and Acute Thrombophlebitis


  What Is Phlebitis? Up to a fourth of all patients with varicose veins and lower extremity venous insufficiency will have an episode of clotting of a varicosity. This can be nearly invisible or can be located just underneath the skin.  This condition is called acute superficial thrombophlebitis. The condition causes pain and discomfort but is usually self-limiting. It should, however, … Continue reading Superficial Phlebitis and Acute Thrombophlebitis

Thrombolysis


A Solution for Blood Clots Precision specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of blood clots within both the deep and superficial venous system. Blood clots often cause pain and swelling of the affected limb and can be a life-threatening condition.  Blood clots rarely dissolve completely on their own and can often lead to permanent damage of … Continue reading Thrombolysis

Phlebitis Thrombophlebitis


What Is Phlebitis? Up to a fourth of all patients with varicose veins and lower extremity venous insufficiency will have an episode of clotting of a varicosity. This can be nearly invisible or can be located just underneath the skin. This condition is called acute superficial thrombophlebitis. The condition causes pain and discomfort but is … Continue reading Phlebitis Thrombophlebitis