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Vascular surgery

Venous disease is a very common health problem that is currently a serious medical problem all over the world. The disease can be accompanied by swelling, pain, discomfort and an interdisciplinary approach is usually needed to treat this disease. The spread of various disease concerning up to 70% of the society and affects about 1/3 of women and 1/5 of men in the population. Foot ulcers occur in 1% of the population and represent the most severe stage of the disease. An untreated foot ulcer represents a significant reduction in the quality of life and can put a patient’s life at risk under the influence of viruses and infections. Some of the patients are at risk of deep venous thrombosis. The causes and risk factors are unclear at the primary stages of varicose veins. It is very important to know how to detect vein disease so that complications can be minimized. The main causes of varicose veins are: heredity (varicose veins are inherited in 70% of cases); gender; venous congestion and increased venous pressure; smoking and alcohol abuse; pregnancy; taking hormonal drugs; tight shoes (especially with high heels). At the first symptoms of varicose veins, you should consult a specialist in the treatment of vascular diseases – phlebologist. Basic examinations include physical examinations by the phlebologist and duplex sonography of the veins of the lower limbs. Treatment measures include changes in movement regimen, compression therapy and pharmacotherapy. Radical treatment of varicose veins is based on the removal of dilated veins by injection, extirpation from small incisions, or endovascular methods.

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