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FDA approves VenaSeal system for treatment of varicose veins- Covidien

The FDA has approved the VenaSeal closure system (VenaSeal system) from Covidien, to permanently treat varicose veins of the legs...

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HP802-247 fails Phase III trial for treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers-Smith & Nephew

Smith & Nephew the global medical technology business, announced top-line results from a Phase III study of HP802-247, a living...

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FDA approves Varithena for Varicose Vein treatment-BTG Plc

BTG plc announced that the FDA has approved Varithena (polidocanol injectable foam) for the treatment of patients with incompetent veins...

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Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.

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Varicose veins in the legs: The diagnosis and management of varicose veins

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing varicose veins in people aged 18 and over.

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Randomized Clinical Trial of Endovenous Microwave Ablation Combined with High Ligation Versus Conventional Surgery for Varicose Veins

Objective:To evaluate the efficacy of endovenous microwave ablation (EMA) in treatment of varicose veins (VVS).Methods:The patients were randomly divided into...

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Varicose Vein Recurrence and Patient Satisfaction 10–14 Years Following Combined Superficial and Perforator Vein Surgery: A Prospective Case Study

Objective:To assess real long-term varicose vein recurrence and patient satisfaction following surgical intervention with combined subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery (SEPS)...

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Clinical and Subclinical Varicocele Incidence in Patients with Primary Varicose Veins Requiring Surgery

Background:The purpose of this study was to analyze the incidence of clinical and subclinical varicocele in patients with primary varicose...

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