Techniques & Technology

Deep Vein Arterialization Overview

As the number of patients suffering from amputations due to peripheral vascular disease continues to increase, deep vein arterialization (DVA) offers an alternative for no-option patients What is DVA? An aging populati...Continue Reading


Venous Origin Chronic Pelvic Pain – Complexities and Controversies

An Update From Two Leading Vein Specialists Introduction from Dr. Meissner PELVIC VENOUS DISORDERS, defined as the spectrum of symptoms and signs arising from the veins of the pelvis(the gonadal veins, the internal iliac...Continue Reading


Gray Areas in Vein Disease: When Can We Do Superficial Interventions In The Presence Of Deep Vein Obstruction Or Reflux?

Gray areas in vein disease: In this series of articles, we discuss the uncertain and the unsure. Eight thoughtful, knowledgeable, and confident vein specialists contemplate four venous disease areas: superficial disease;...Continue Reading


Gray Areas in Vein Disease: Isolated Distal DVT

Gray areas in vein disease: In this series of articles, we discuss the uncertain and the unsure. Eight thoughtful, knowledgeable, and confident vein specialists contemplate four venous disease areas: superficial disease;...Continue Reading


Gray Areas in Vein Disease Treatment: Management of Deep Femoral Vein Thrombosis

Gray areas in vein disease: In this series of articles, we discuss the uncertain and the unsure. Eight thoughtful, knowledgeable, and confident vein specialists contemplate four venous disease areas: superficial disease;...Continue Reading


Is Ovarian Vein Reflux the Primary Source of Chronic Pelvic Pain Over Iliac Vein Compression?

Gray Areas in Vein Disease: In this series of articles, we discuss the uncertain and the unsure. Eight thoughtful, knowledgeable, and confident vein specialists contemplate four venous disease areas: superficial disease;...Continue Reading


Gray Areas in Vein Disease: Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet Therapy After Venous Stenting

Gray areas in vein disease: In this series of articles, we discuss the uncertain and the unsure. Eight thoughtful, knowledgeable, and confident vein specialists contemplate four venous disease areas: superficial disease;...Continue Reading


Lipedema Fat and BMI

Lipedema is a genetically transmitted, loose connective tissue disease of subcutaneous fat tissue. There are many differences in the subcutaneous tissue in women with lipedema compared to women without lipedema; these inc...Continue Reading


Intravascular Ultrasound-Guided Intervention for Venous Leg Ulcers

by Stephen Black, M.D., Paul J. Gagne, M.D., Kelly O'Connell Ph.D. Venous Disease Overview and Classification VENOUS LEG ulceration (VLU) is a chronic, recurring condition with a prevalence of 1.5–3% in the general...Continue Reading


Fruits, Vegetables, Nutraceuticals and Vascular Health

Photo: Vegetables by Peter GloviczkiACCORDING TO recent estimates, the human body has 30 trillion cells. Cells are the elementary components of all tissues and organs, such as the heart, liver, blood vessels, etc. At the...Continue Reading