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Chronic venous insufficiency.
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PMID:  6839319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chronic venous insufficiency of the lower extremity is a clinically recognized syndrome commonly found in the adult population; it is due to a disturbance of the venous outflow, most often as a result of venous valve insufficiency. In some persons it appears to be an inherent progressive degenerative disorder, and in others, a result of thrombophlebitis in the leg veins. Superficial venous insufficiency is benefited by surgical treatment, whereas deep venous insufficiency is controlled by means of elastic compression, elevation of the legs, and exercising of the leg muscles.
E P Lofgren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular clinics     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0069-0384     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Clin     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-06-10     Completed Date:  1983-06-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0213744     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Leg / blood supply*
Middle Aged
Patient Education as Topic
Saphenous Vein / anatomy & histology
Venous Insufficiency / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  therapy

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