A 36-year-old member asked:
How do you treat venous stasis?
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Phlebology 42 years experience
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Vascular Surgery 43 years experience
Venous stasis: This is most often related to venous reflux.evaluation with venous Doppler sonogram will determine the source and then a treatment plan determined
In the interim would recommend support or compression stockings
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A 43-year-old member asked:
What is venous stasis?
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Wound care 36 years experience
Venous stasis: The issue is one of vein hypertension, due to the impeded flow of blood returning to the heart, especially in the legs. This is due to incompetent valves in the veins. With increased blood pooling in the legs comes 'heavier' legs, swelling, pain from swelling, pitting in the skin, leakage of fluid and blood into the tissues, leakage of the fluid onto the skin causing maceration and destruction...
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Last updated Jan 19, 2020
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