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Compression Therapy for Post Leg Vein Procedures

by Terri Morrison RN, BS, CEO, Morrison Vein Institute Do we have evidence-based studies on compression therapy post-venous procedures? Do we have guidelines? Yes and yes. Let’s take a brief look at the literature for support. For compression therapy to be effective for CVI , chronic vein diseas ...

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Compression Therapy in Sports

There has recently been growth in compression use in the athletic community. Claims have been made as to the effects of compression stockings on athletic performance or recovery after exercise.

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Diagnostic device can save time, money and lives

by Susan Belknapp According to the American Heart Association, about 8 million Americans have peripheral artery disease (PAD) and, very frequently, patients mistake their symptoms for something else. To exacerbate matters, the American Heart Association reports that PAD often goes undiagnosed by he ...

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Does Fiber Tip Affect Treatment with a 1470 nm Diode Laser?

All laser wavelengths are efficacious in endovenous thermal ablation of saphenous veins when used with the optimal energy dosing (LEED) and power. Read more.

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Does Fiber Tip Affect Treatment with a 1470nm Diode Laser?

by John Mauriello, MD, FACPh All laser wavelengths are efficacious in endovenous thermal ablation of saphenous veins when used with the optimal energy dosing (LEED) and power. Short & longer wavelengths The shorter wavelengths (810, 940, 980), produce a higher number of vessel perforations which ...

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Doff N'Donner: Overcoming Challenges with Compression Garments

by Jonas Thelin As a certified orthotist and prosthetist, Ray Fikes had been frustrated by compression garments (just like everyone else) during his 33 years of practice, not only because they were extremely difficult to fit but also because of poor patient compliance. He became used to selling th ...

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Dogmas of Compression Therapy Compression therapy of the feet; Yes or No? Why or Why Not?

by Dean J. Bender and Albert Fliss, PhD Aim: A review of the misconceptions regarding the use of compression therapy on the feet, the current knowledge on the subject and further research needed to better understand this critical issue. Misconception: The compression level required for the foot is

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Effective Vascular Interventions: Are We Comparing Apples to Cows?

As doctors, there comes a time where you need to ask, do my patients define medical success the same way I do? Find the common denominator.

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Elusive Deep Venous Disease

Find out how the investigative snuff of two vein specialists led to life-giving treatment for misdiagnosed patients, Debra and Maria.

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Evidence Based Treatment of Superficial Venous Insufficiency

For venous care, evidence based guidelines now exist for treatment of superficial venous insufficiency. All practitioners who care for superficial venous disease should be familiar with current recommendations.

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