Varicose vein problem can be successfully treated using one of the advanced techniques such as VenaSeal or ClosureFast. These techniques avoid the need for aggressive surgery. In any case, a varicose vein treatment will require some preparation beforehand to ensure a safe and effective procedure.
Varicose veins can cause significant medical and cosmetic issues for a patient, especially if they are neglected for long. The treatment for varicose veins should ideally be performed by a vein specialist with the necessary training and qualifications to perform advanced varicose vein procedures.
Varicose veins are diseased or abnormal blood vessels that have become dilated and swollen. These large, bulging veins are usually seen in the legs.
They are typically red or purple in color, and run through the length of the legs, just under the skin surface. Varicose veins can affect anyone, but are more commonly seen in women in the age group of 30 to 70.
Varicose veins are a common problem for women, but may also occur in some men. During the initial consultation, the vein specialist will carefully examine and diagnose the varicose vein problem. They will evaluate the patient’s medical and family history to determine the underlying cause of the occurrence of the diseased veins.
Varicose veins typically appear swollen and raised, and have a blue, purple, or red color. They can sometimes be painful. During the initial consultation, the vein specialist will perform a detailed diagnosis to determine the exact nature and extent of varicose vein problem. Based on the diagnosis, they will recommend the most appropriate treatment.
Aortic aneurysms often occur in the part of the aorta that is in the abdomen. That is why they are called the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm or AAA. During the initial consultation, the vascular specialist will explain the potential causes and discuss the suitable treatment options with the patient.
Aortic dissection occurs when the blood enters the arterial wall between the inner and middle layers of the aorta. This condition may occur when the inner layer of the aorta tears, allowing blood to flow from the main area of the artery into the wall. This risk is that the aortic dissection could channel blood out of the aorta, causing arterial rupture.
Aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD) refers to the blockage of the aorta or the iliac arteries. The aorta divides into branches called around the level of the navel to supply blood to the legs and the pelvic organs. This blockage typically occurs due to a buildup of plaque within the walls of the blood vessels.