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  • 17
    Jan

    Thrombosis and Bernoulli principle

    The Bernoulli Prionciple explains how varicose veis are more likely to form clots.  When a river is wide, velocity of the water is failrly low. Similarly, when a river narrows, the velocity increases. So, when a vein is healthy and ... Read more
  • 10
    Jan

    Pentoxifylline for venous ulcer healing

    Is there a role for adjunctive therapy for patients with venous stasis ulcers ? Varatharajan and colleeagues performed a literature search to determine if pharmacologic adjuncts are helpful in healing venous stasis ulceers. "Ten relevant ... Read more
  • 10
    Jan

    Hyperhomocysteinemia and venous blood clots

    by Katherine Kozlowski (Medical Writer) The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) mutation is a polymorphism mapped on the first chromosome. Mutations on the MTHFR gene disrupt the conversion of homocysteine to methionine in the presence of ... Read more
  • 10
    Jan

    MTHFR mutations cause arterial thrombosis and venous clots

    by Katherine Kozlowski (Medical Writer) Mutations on the MTHFR gene disrupt the conversion of homocysteine to methionine in the presence of Vitamin B12 and folic acid; Therefore,  serum (blood) levels of Vitamin B12 and folic ... Read more
  • 10
    Jan

    Histologic examination of saphenous veins after VenaSeal ablation

    Are there histologic studies in humans of saphenous veins treated with cyanoacrylate glue for the VenaSeeal procedure ? Yes.  There is a single case reports that looked at the outcome 2 years after ablation of the great saphenous vein with ... Read more
  • 10
    Jan

    Wht do venous stasis ulcers look like

    by Hratch Karamanoukian MD FACS RVT RPhS RPVI DABVLM What are the physical features of venous stasis ulcers ?  This was reviewed nicely by Bonkemeyer Milan ad colleagues and recently published.  On physical examination, ... Read more
  • 10
    Jan

    Risk factors for the development of venous stasis ulcers

    by Hratch Karamanoukian MD FACS RVT RPhS RPVI DABVLM What are known risk factors for theee developent of venous stasis ulcers ? The primary underlying mechanism for venous ulcer formation isnvenous reflux (incompetence) or ... Read more
  • 09
    Jan

    Spontaneous hemorrhage from varicose veins

    by Adam Karalus (Physician Assistant Student at Daemen College) Hemorrhage from varicose veins is another variant for presentation in chronic venous insufficiency.  The classic end results of venous insufficiency are recognized as ... Read more
  • 09
    Jan

    DVT prophylaxis in Covid-19 infected patients

    by Katherine Kozlowski (Medical Writer for www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com)  Our colleague, Naomi Schwaitz receently reported on a study done by Karaali and colleagues in Turkey who compared the number of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) cases during ... Read more
  • 09
    Jan

    Chemothrerapy drugs that can cause deep vein thrombosis

    by Megan Karalus (Medical Writer and RN Candidate) Some chemotherapy drugs have been associated with the development of deep vein thrombosis (DVT): Aranesp Epogen Procrit Lenalidomide Tamoxifenn Thalidoide Tamoxifen is ... Read more
  • 09
    Jan

    Provoked or Unprovoked DVT and VTE :risk for recurrence

    by Adam Karalus (Physician Assistant Student at Daemen College) What are the recurrence rates for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or venous thromboembolism (VTE) in provoked and unprovoked patients, i.e provoked DVT and unprovoked ... Read more
  • 09
    Jan

    Who should get long-term anticoagulation following DVT or VTE ?

    by Adam Karalus (Physician Assistant Student, Daemen College) Who gets indefinite anticoagulation following deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or venous thromboembolism (VTE)  ? 1. Patients who survive massive pulmonary embolism. 2. ... Read more
  • 08
    Jan

    What are the types of thrombotic events that occur with the use of oral contraceptives ?

    by Megan Karalus (Medical Writer, RN candidate) The most frequent manifestations of venous thromboembolism in women taking oral contraceptivess are superficial vein thrombosis in the upper or lower extremities, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and ... Read more
  • 08
    Jan

    What is the risk of developing DVT in women taking oral contraceptives ?

     by Megan Karalus (Medical Writer, RN Candidate) What is the risk for deep vein thrombosis in women taking oral contraceptives ? Researchers at the Department of Clinical Pathology, La Fe University Hospital, Avda. Campanar 21, 46009 ... Read more
  • 08
    Jan

    What is chronic venous insufficiency ?

    What is chronic venus insufficiency ? Chronic venous insufficiency is characterised by valvular incompetence, reflux, venous obstruction, or a combination of the above.  What are the consequences of chronic venous insufficiency ... Read more
  • 08
    Jan

    Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) is safe after total hip replacement or total hip replacement

    by Naomi Schwaitz (Medical Contributor to www,VeinsVeinsVeins.com) Researchers have done a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to determine the efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban (Xarelto) after total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total ... Read more
  • 08
    Jan

    Aspirin or Xarelto or low molecular weight heparin after total hip or total knee replacement ?

    by Aaron Hoffman (Medical Writer) A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials wa conducted by researchers at the Musculoskeletal Research Unit, Bristol Medical School, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Bristol, ... Read more
  • 07
    Jan

    Covid Pandemic and DVT

     by Naomi Schwaitz (Medical Writer for www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com)  There are ample articles in the lay media about increasing prevalence of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism during the Covid Pandemic. However, the reality ... Read more
  • 06
    Jan

    Superficial vein thrombophlebitis can be bilateral

    by Jans Ulin, MBBS (Medical Author) Superficial thrombophlebitis is an inflammatory disorder of superficial veins with coexistent venous thrombosis. "Thrombo" or thrombus means clot.  "Itis" means ... Read more
  • 06
    Jan

    Factor V Leiden mutation in venous ulcers

    What is post thrombotic syndrome ?   Venous insufficiency following deep venous thrombosis is known as the post thrombotic syndrome. Whilst its presentation and symptoms can vary slightly between individuals, it can have a profound ... Read more
  • 06
    Jan

    Thrombophilia in non varicose veins

    Dr Gabriella Lucchi and colleagues from the J. F. Merlen Research Center for Vascular Diseases, Frosinone, Italy have investigated the prevalence of thrombophilic disorders in patients with non varicose vein thrombophlebitis. An observational ... Read more
  • 05
    Jan

    Retrograde ablation of the great saphenous vein with VenaSeal

    Katie Kozlowski   Sally et al (2020) investigated VenaSeal™ closure techniques to induce endovenous closure in the great saphenous vein. The instructions for use (IFU) antegrade technique (insertion of the introducer wire in a cranial ... Read more
  • 05
    Jan

    Vein Valve Number

    Do vein valves matter ? A study by Sales CM and colleagues counted the number of valves in saphenectomy specimens to determine if patients with documented venous insufficiency of the great saphenous vein have a lower number of vein valves than ... Read more
  • 05
    Jan

    The Great Saphenous Vein (GSV)

    By Katie Kozlowski The great saphenous vein (GSV) is a large, superficial vein arising from the dorsal pedal venous arch on the dorsal (top) aspect of the foot. It runs medially along the inside of the leg and thigh to join the common femoral ... Read more
  • 04
    Jan

    Aquatic Therapy for Chronic Venous Insufficiency

    Aquatic therapy for patients with venous insufficiency was trialed in a randomized controlled manner in the ATLANTIS trial.  A total of 201 patients were randomized to receive aquatic therapy or no therapy at all.  Objective ... Read more
  • 03
    Jan

    Calculate your DVT risk score (Caprini Risk Assessment Score)

    You can calculate your Caprini Score for DVT risk:  Copy and paste the following link on your browser to calculate your DVT risk score.  www.venousdisease.com ... Read more
  • 03
    Jan

    NIH tackles varicose veins

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) tackles varicose veins in their newsletter, called 'NIH News in Health'.  The article called "Bulging Veins:  What To Do About Varicose Veins" is published online on the NIH ... Read more
  • 03
    Jan

    European study shows that stockings without compression in the heel and foot increases compliance

    The aim of this study called "Compression stockings with 100% Donning and Doffing Success" was published by CS Buset and colleagues in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.  The study tested "whether an ... Read more
  • 03
    Jan

    VariXio has been approved for use in Europe

    Vascular Barcelona Devices (VB Devices) recently announced that its Varixio Pod Air product received CE mark approval as a Class 1s medical device. Varixio is a novel, patent-protected system that automates the preparation of foam for sclerotherapy ... Read more
  • 02
    Jan

    Venous insufficiency in patients with restless legs disorder

    Yolgosteren et al (Bursa Uldulag University) have vestigated chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) in patients with sleep disorder. Chronic venous insufficiency was diagnosed in almost half of the patients having a sleep disorder due to restless ... Read more
  • 02
    Jan

    Body mass index and skin changes in patients with venous insufficiecy

    According to a study done by Danielsson, Eklof and Grandinetti, overweight patients are more likely to have skin changes and ulceration (p < 0.001) than patients with a body mass index less than 25 kg/m2 (BMI < 25)  despite similar values ... Read more
  • 01
    Jan

    What triggers the development of venous stasis ulcers ?

    What triggers the developemt of venous stasis ulcers ? An article by Raffetto JD and colleagues at Harvard Medical School summarized the reasons for the developemtn of venous stasis ulcers, also known as venous leg ulcers (VLU): "Several ... Read more
  • 01
    Jan

    Contraindications to compression therapy for venous stasis ulcers

    Are there absolute contraindications for compression stockings in patients with venous stasis ulcers ?  Yes.  1. Arterial occlusive disease 2. Heart failure 3. Ankle brachial index < 0.5  Guarnera G, Zamboni P. Nelzen O, ... Read more
  • 01
    Jan

    Sulodexide for venous stasis ulcers

    Sulodexide, a highly purified glycosaminoglycan (a naturally occurring molecule) has antithrombotic and profibrinolytic properties (it reduces the formation of blood clots) as well as anti-inflammatory effects. Sulodexide has been studied as a ... Read more
  • 01
    Jan

    Pentoxifylline for venous ulcer healing

    Pentoxifylline increases red blood cell flexibility by increasing erythrocyte ATP and cyclic nucleotide levels. It reduces the viscosity of blood by decreasing erythrocyte aggregation and stimulating fibrinolysis to reduce plasma fibrinogen ... Read more
  • 01
    Jan

    What is ECPR ?

    ECPR can be defined as the implantation of veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) in a patient who experienced a sudden and unexpected pulseless condition attributable to cessation of cardiac mechanical activity.  ECPR is ... Read more
  • 31
    Dec

    What is CEAP in venous disease ?

    CEAP is the acronym for the Clinical-EtiologyAnatomy-Pathophysiology, an international standard for classification of limbs affected with chronic venous disease (CVD). Originally developed in 1993 it has undergone three revisions, the most recent ... Read more
  • 31
    Dec

    Revised CEAP Classification 2020

    Neil Khilnanin and Alun Davies have published a summary of the CEAP Classification revision for 2020: The article was published in Phlebology 2020: 35(10): 745-748. Clinical domain The most important change to the C domain is the introduction ... Read more
  • 31
    Dec

    Is there symmetry in venous anatomy in the lower extremities ?

    Researchers examined whether there are differences in venous anatomy in the lower extremities of patients with venous disease. Drs Chandrashekar, Gasparis and Labropoulos looked at 100 patients (200 limbs) presenting with chronic venous diseae ... Read more
  • 31
    Dec

    Factors affecting venous blood return and pneumatic compression devices

    Intrinsic Factors affecting venous blod return: The calf muscle pump  Abdomino-thoracic Pump The heart Venous gradient betwen the ankle and right side of the heart  Vein valve Integrity Sympathetic tome  Extrinsic Factors ... Read more
  • 31
    Dec

    What is venous pooling ?

    "When standing from a supine position, gravitational forces “pull” venous blood to the lower limbs (this also occurs on the arterial side). Due to the high compliance of veins, ~500 ml of blood can be redistributed to peripheral ... Read more
  • 29
    Dec

    European College of Phlebology Guidelines for Laser Ablation (EVLA) and RFA ablation

    The European College of Phlebology guidelines published in 2020 give the highest grade for treatment of great saphenous vein and short sapheenous vein refux with endovenous laser therapy (EVLA) and RFA.  Class of recommendation for EVLA ... Read more
  • 29
    Dec

    Is there a link between arterial and venous disorders?

    A receent article by Paolo Prandoni questions whether there is a risk between arterial clots and venous clots.   The article is published in the journal International Emergency Medicine 2020; 15(1): 33-36.  Dr Prandoni states that ... Read more
  • 29
    Dec

    Laser wavelengths used to ablate saphenous veins

    The wavelengths used to target hemoglobin (810 nm, 940 nm , 980 nm, 1064 nm) or water (1320 nmm, 1470 nm, 1500 nm, 1927 nm and 2100 nm).  Hemmoglobin targeted laser wavelengths lead to steam bubble formatioon which causes thermmal damage to ... Read more
  • 15
    May

    New Pharmaceutical Drug Therapy for Lymphedema ?

      Researchers from Stanford University have discovered a novel pathway for pharmaceutical drug intervention for patients with lymphedema and lymphatic ... Read more
  • 14
    May

    New Oral Anticoagulants (NOAC)

      New oral anticoagulants (NOAC)   This is a little summary of some of the new oral anticoagulants which have replaced warfarin. The summary points are from an article in Canadian Family Medicine, volume 60 (11): pages ... Read more
  • 13
    May

    Treatment patterns for varicose veins and outcomes

      Xcenda Healthcare has published its data in 144,098 patients in their database with varicose veins.   The study is published in American Health Drug Benefits, November 2016.   In a retrospective analysis, they have shown ... Read more
  • 26
    Apr

    Medicare and Medicaid Services for Varicose Veins and Venous Disorders

        The authors of this study state, as is well known to vein specialists, that "there are a number of proven interventions to treat varicose veins and to improve patients' life quality, but these interventions are often ... Read more
  • 24
    Apr

    Foam Sclerotherapy with Ligation for Varicose Veins - The Beijing Experience

    Beijing, China   This reasearch is from the following institutions in Beijing China.    Department of Cardiology, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China Department of Vascular Surgery, ... Read more
  • 22
    Apr

    Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate (STS) : A Review of Clinical Uses

      Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate (STS) : A Review of Clinical Uses   An article published by Jenkinson HA, Wilmas KM, Silapunt S from the Department of Dermatology, University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston, ... Read more
  • 17
    Apr

    What causes varicose veins ? A new research study investigates ...

        What is the pathophysiology of varicose veins? What causes varicose veins?    A new study published in th Journal of Vascular Surgery Venous and Lymphatic Disorderse 2017 May;5(3):460-467 looked into this topic by ... Read more
  • 15
    Apr

    Endvenous laser ablation for patients with healed and active venous stasis ulcers

        Stockholm, Sweden   Researchers at the Department of Vascular Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden have published a research article entitled "Mid-term outcome of endovenous ... Read more
  • 11
    Apr

    Postpartum varicose veins treated with Pycnogenol (TM) or compression stockings

        This is an interesting study looking at a 12 month follow-up for patients with postpartum varicose veins that were treated with either Pycnogenol supplements or compression stockings.    A recent study, published ... Read more
  • 10
    Apr

    VeinsVeinsVeins.com is on Facebook

        The Vein Treatment Center and VeinsVeinsVeins.com has an active Facebook Page.    The Vein Treatment Center and VeinsVeinsVeins.com has a new office in Orchard Park, NY.   The brand new office with state of the art ... Read more
  • 10
    Apr

    Sail Valve Self Expanding Valve System for Deep Veins Tested in an Animal Model

        Boersma D, Vink A,  Moll FL,  de Borst G have published an article evaluating a vein valve system for deep veins.  The article was published in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy.; 2017 ... Read more
  • 09
    Apr

    Endovenous ablation compared to sclerotherapy and vein stripping: A randomized controlled study

      An extended 5 year follow up of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) was published by researchers at The Danish Vein Centers and Surgical Center Roskilde, Naestved, Denmark.   Lawaetz M, Serup J, Lawaetz B, Bjoern ... Read more
  • 08
    Apr

    Is There Evidence That Runners Can Benefit From Wearing Compression Clothing?

        Researchers from Sweden and Germany have published an article regarding the use of compression garments among runners and whether or not there is evidence to support their utility.     Engel FA, Holmberg ... Read more
  • 07
    Apr

    Cutaneous changes during pregnancy

        I have only summarized the non-infectious cutaneous changes during pregnancy from the following study which was published in the Journal of Epidemiologic Global Health, published March 2017;  7(1): pages 63-70. The authors ... Read more
  • 06
    Apr

    Japanese Study: Incidence of venous thromboembolism and bleeding complications in orthopedic surgery

        Orthopedic surgery of the lower extremity including total knee arthroplasty (TKA), total hip arthroplasty (THA), and hip fracture surgery (HFS) are widely considered to carry a high risk of developing deep venous thrombosis ... Read more
  • 06
    Apr

    Inflammatory biomarkers in chronic venous insufficiency

        Mosmiller LT, Steele KN, Shrader CD, and Petrone AB from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV have published a paer called Evaluation of nflammatory biomarkers in chronic venous insufficiency in the ... Read more
  • 05
    Apr

    New International Guidelines for the Treatment of Varicose Veins

      The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence released new guidelines in 2013 recommending that endovenous thermal ablation (laser or radiofrequency) and ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy should be offered before ... Read more
  • 05
    Apr

    New International Guidelines for the Treatment of Varicose Veins

        N Kemp has published an article called A synopsis of current internation guidelines for the treatment of varicose veins in the  Aust Fam Physician. 2017;46(4):229-233.     The author states that the UK ... Read more
  • 04
    Apr

    Incidence and risk factors for postpartum venous thromboembolism

        A gropu of researchers have looked at the incidence of postpartum venous thromboembolism along with risk factors.     PJ Galambosi and colleagues published the manuscript in Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2017 Mar ... Read more
  • 03
    Apr

    Varicosities of the vulva

      Augusta, Georgia     Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia have published a review article manuscript  about vulvar varicosities in Dermatologic Surgery 43(3):351-356, Mar ... Read more
  • 02
    Apr

    Ontario Canada Analysis Shows 40% Cost Savings for Endovenous Laser Procedure Versus Vein Stripping

      Ontario, Canada     An evidence based analysis for endovenous laser ablation versus traditional vein stripping in the province of Ontario, Canada shows a 40% cost saving in favor of endovenous laser therapy.     The ... Read more
  • 02
    Apr

    Catheter Directed Thrombolysis for Proximal Deep Vein Thrombosis- Cochrane Database Review

      Williamsville, NY    CDT Catheter Directed Thrombolysis for Proximal Deep Vein Thrombosis has been popularized lately as a means to dissolve clots and to potentially reduce the late sequelae including post thrombotic syndrome ... Read more
  • 01
    Apr

    Prophylactic Great Saphenous Vein Ablation Before Elective Hip or Knee Arthroplasty

      Naples, Italy     Authors from the University of Naples, Italy have pubslished an interesting artice regarding the usefulness of performing prophylactic ablation of the great saphenous vein or prophylactic stripping of the great ... Read more
  • 01
    Apr

    Youtube as a source of information for patients with varicose veins

        YouTube as a source of patient information for varicose vein treatment options. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 238-243   The authors, lead by MY Trevor have ... Read more
  • 01
    Apr

    PhlebologyExam.com is an online resource for vein specialists certifying for the ABVLM credential

        Orchard Park, NY     PhlebologyExam.com is an online resource for vein specialists certifying for the ABVLM credential.      PhlebologyExam.com was developed by Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian MD FACS RVT RPVI ... Read more
  • 31
    Mar

    Ulcers in obesity related chronic venous insufficiency

      Williamsville, NY Vein Treatment Center and www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com   Summary of published research regarding the role of obesity in developing venous stasis ulcers in patients with venous insufficiency.   The article was ... Read more
  • 31
    Mar

    Isolated Superficial Vein Thrombosis and Future Risk of Venous Thromboembolism

      Montpellier, France     What is the risk of deep vein thrombosis and venous thromboembolism after an episode of isolated superficial vein thrombosis?      This is a question which has needed an answer and ... Read more
  • 30
    Mar

    Terminal Interruption of the Reflux Source (TIRS)

      The author of this report discusses the inherent challenges of treating chronic venous ulcers.   RG Bush describes a technique which he coins as terminal interruption of the reflux source (TIRS) which targets the terminal source of ... Read more
  • 30
    Mar

    Non Saphenous Sources of Venous Reflux

      Stony Brook, NY   Labropoulos has published an article delineating the patterns and types of nonsaphenous venous reflux disease.    The article is published in Phlebology.    The authors report that in 10% of ... Read more
  • 29
    Mar

    Risk Factors Related to Lower Limb Edema, Compression, and Physical Activity During Pregnancy

      Los Angeles, California   A study published in Lymphatic Research Biology March 27, 2017 resports an analysis of risk factors related to lower lim edema, compression and physical activity during pregnancy.    Study authors ... Read more
  • 29
    Mar

    Omega Vein Cream is available at VenaSmart.com and www.KareSkin.com

      Orchard Park, NY (www.VenaSmart.com) and Beverly Hills, CA (www.KareSkin.com)      Plato's Medicinals has reintroduced a great product which they have manufactured for > 5 years: Omega Vein Cream.   Omega Vein ... Read more
  • 28
    Mar

    Recanalization Rates After Endovenous Ablation with GLUE

      Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, South Wing, 14th Floor K Block, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Electronic address: ... Read more
  • 27
    Mar

    VenaSmart Stockings are available at the Vein Treatment Center

      VenaSmart compression stockings are durable, comfortable and affordable. Since many insurances, including Medicare and IHA are no longer paying for 20-30 mm Hg compression stockings, we have decided to carry a line of compression stockings ... Read more
  • 26
    Mar

    The Rotterdam Study was finally published - Dermatologic Screening of an Adult Population

      The Rotterdam Study was published. The title of the published study Dermatological screening of an elderly population says it all. The study was published in Dermatology Online Journal 2016 Sep 15;22(9). In regards to patients with ... Read more
  • 06
    Aug

    New Video - Superficial Venous Reflux Disease by Dr Karamanoukian

        A new Video about superficial venous reflux disease by Dr Hratch Karamanoukian of the Vein Treatment Center and www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com   Click here to view video ... Read more
  • 30
    Jan

    Hratch L Karamanoukian's credentials in diagnostic imaging and ultrasound

      Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian's credentials:   Dr Hratch Karamanoukian is the Medical Director of the Vein Treatment Center and VeinsVeinsVeins.com. He is Board Certified in general surgery (ABS), thoracic surgery (ABTS) and is a Diplomate ... Read more
  • 30
    Jan

    Vein Treatment Center Office in Orchard Park, NY

      The Vein Treatment Center and VeinsVeinsVeins.com will soon open its new office in Orchard Park, NY.   The brand new office with state of the art technologies to treat varicose veins, spider veins, venous insufficiency will open in ... Read more
  • 30
    Jan

    Venous Insufficiency Treatment with Laser - Williamsville, NY

      The Vein Treatment Center and VeinsVeinsVeins.com will soon open its new office in Orchard Park, NY.   The brand new office with state of the art technologies to treat varicose veins, spider veins, venous insufficiency will open in ... Read more
  • 30
    Jan

    VNUS Closure, EVLT (endovenous laser therapy) and ClariVein at the Vein Treatment Center

      At the Vein Treatment Center, we use laser technology (EVLT and EVLA), radiofrequency technology (VNUS Closure and Veneft) and mechanochemical technology (ClariVein) to treat venous insufficiency.    The Vein Treatment Center and ... Read more
  • 16
    Aug

    VNUS Closure and EVLT for venous reflux and insufficiency

    VNUS Closure and EVLT in Armenia, Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, Nigeria, South Africa, England, UK, Scotland, Ireland, France, Italy, Switzerland, Monaco, Serbia, Bosnia, Greece, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Chile, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Australia, New ... Read more
  • 06
    Aug

    Video about microphlebectomy by Dr Hratch Karamanoukian

    Video showing microphlebectomy by Dr Karamanoukian of www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com Click here to Watch the video clip ... Read more
  • 05
    Aug

    New Video About Venous Stasis Ulcer by Dr Karamanoukian and www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com

    A new video about venous stasis ulcers by Dr Hratch Karamanoukian of www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si8rR93U04Y # # # For more information about varicose veins, spider veins, venous ... Read more
  • 04
    Aug

    Foam Sclerotherapy Video for Venous Stasis Ulcer

    A New Video about sclerotherapy to help heal a venous stasis ulcer - by Dr Hratch Karamanoukian http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTLyG9PqyIU&feature=related   # # # For more information about varicose ... Read more
  • 03
    Aug

    Perforator Venous Reflux Disease Video - cockett's perforator vein

    Cockett's perforator venous reflux disease as demonstrated by venous doppler study and ultrasound imaging - by Dr Karamanoukian of www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poZroy8cj74&feature=related # # ... Read more
  • 17
    Dec

    Are Your Kids Giving You Heart Disease ?

    Are your kids giving you heart disease? A study published in the journal Circulation asked this fascinating question: does the number of children you have increase your risk for heart disease? Researchers Lawlor et al studied 4286 women and ... Read more
  • 16
    Dec

    Lycopene and Cancer

    An article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute in 1999 looked at the epidemiologic data regarding the intake of tomato based products and the risks of developing various forms of cancer. The researchers at the Department of Medicine, ... Read more
  • 15
    Dec

    The Heart and Circulatory System

    The Yale University School of Medicine Heart Book has a nice chapter about the heart and circulatory system. Although the book has some outdated features and sections (published in 1994), it has a very nice chapter regarding cardiac ... Read more
  • 14
    Dec

    Rosehip and Lycopene

    What is Lycopene? Lycopene is an unsaturated carotenoid that imparts red color to tomatoes, guava, watermelon and pink grapefruit. It is an antioxidant that neutralizes the negative effects of free radicals in the body which are injurious ... Read more
  • 14
    Dec

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Heart Risk

    Obstructive sleep apnea is a common cause of daytime sleepiness, yet 80% of the people who have it don’t even know it! Could you be one of them? What is obstructive sleep apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) refers to recurrent ... Read more