What do my venous results mean?

I had a peripheral venous evaluation and the results were as follows:
1. No evidence of acute deep thrombosis on bilateral lower extremities
2. Deep vein valve reflux of the right common femoral vein
3. Superficial vein valve reflux
What does all of this mean?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (2)


Answered by Advanced Vein Center

The report is very vague and needs to be interpreted in light of your symptoms. If you have no complaints, I would ignore the report. If you have leg complaints, I would need to know which vein has superficial reflux. I suspect the ultrasound was not performed by someone knowledgeable about superficial venous disease.

Published on Oct 26, 2016

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Answered by Advanced Vein Center

The report is very vague and needs to be interpreted in light of your symptoms. If you have no complaints, I would ignore the report. If you have leg complaints, I would need to know which vein has superficial reflux. I suspect the ultrasound was not performed by someone knowledgeable about superficial venous disease.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

You have no clots in your veins. The deep veins have valves that do that close properly therefore blood has a tendency to back up and this can lead to swelling. However, this is a common finding and may be of no significance at all. Reflux in the superficial veins is the most common cause of varicose veins. The significance of these ultrasound results depends on the symptoms that you have . You should see a vein specialist.

Published on Nov 24, 2014

Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

You have no clots in your veins. The deep veins have valves that do that close properly therefore blood has a tendency to back up and this can lead to swelling. However, this is a common finding and may be of no significance at all. Reflux in the superficial veins is the most common cause of varicose veins. The significance of these ultrasound results depends on the symptoms that you have . You should see a vein specialist.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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