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Varicose Veins

Sibley Strader, MD Reviewed 06/2022


Varicose veins (VV), or varicosities, are dilated subcutaneous veins of at least 3mm in diameter, measured with patient in upright position. They are part of a spectrum of chronic venous disord...


Treatment of VV late complications such as chronic venous ulcerations results in an estimated 3 billion per year to treat in the US  (1). 


  • Approximately 23% of US adult have VV. ...

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