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By venoplasty of ocluded subclavian n axillary vein can fistula work bettet at patent cephalic n basilary vein how long its chances of work ?

By venoplasty of ocluded subclavian n axillary vein can fistula work bettet at patent cephalic n basilary vein how long its chances of work ?

Graft patency longer: A well cared for av graft can last decades. If the subclavian or axillary area becomes stenosed then a venoplasty or stent can extend the use of the graft for as long as the stenosis is resolved. The key to a good graft is avoiding stenosis. But next best is treating it. Hope this helps. Make sure to get follow up 3-6 months later to keep stenosis resolved. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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Both of my axillary lymph nodes are extremely swollen and look bruised because of prominent veins.?

Both of my axillary lymph nodes are extremely swollen and look bruised because of prominent veins.?

The opposite: Prominent veins of recent onset reflect proximal obstruction, the swollen nodes could be causing the high venous pressure, the opposite is not true. ...Read more

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Sll diagnosed in 2010. 66 y/o fe in good health. Enlgd nodes submandibular+axillary+1.5cm lt iliac vessels+9mm at main portal vein. Stage?Prognosis?

Sll diagnosed in 2010. 66 y/o fe in good health. Enlgd nodes submandibular+axillary+1.5cm lt iliac vessels+9mm at main portal vein. Stage?Prognosis?

Good: It can be many years, in general, provided that no poor molecular-fish abnormalities. Stage is most likely ii, but iii if illiac nodes are abnormal 9 mm is close to normal , somebtimes pet scan help to make a better staging, but not usefull clinically at this time since treatment will nkt change. ...Read more

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Why does a vein visibly move?

Why does a vein visibly move?

connective tissue: Veins (in the hands, especially) tend to be fixed only at branching points. Tough connective tissue holding them in one place is only present in certain anatomical locations. In the rest of the hand and arms, the veins may "roll" or move through the tissue plane they are in. This is totally normal. ...Read more

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Can i pop a vein from yelling?

Can i pop a vein from yelling?

Maybe: A small blood vessel in your eye. Neck vein may get engorged but they will not "pop" when you yell mainly the upper body veins register an increase pressure, but as i said besides the eyes I have not heard of any other place by simply yelling... ...Read more

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How to know if you cut a vein?

How to know if you cut a vein?

You bleed: Although some bleeding is usual after a traumatic puncture or laceration, the way to identify if you damaged a big vessel is by the amount of bleeding and the difficulty in stopping the bleeding. If you damaged a vein you would see that blood flow is continuous while if you damaged an artery the blood flow would be pulsatile. ...Read more

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What could an inflamed vein mean?

What could an inflamed vein mean?

Phlebitis: An inflamed vein is another name for superficial phlebitis. This can occur for many reasons but is commonly due to IV insertions, medications and even sclerotherapy. The vein becomes tender and hard. Initial treatment is with warm compresses, and anti-inflammlatories. If this doesn't resolve it, then evacuation or even local excision of the vein can be done but usually at a later time. ...Read more

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Is yerba mate good for vein problems?

Is yerba mate good for vein problems?

No.: Horse chestnut is the only herb that *might* help very mild vein problems. Otherwise, elevate your legs, walk regularly, wear compression stocking and maintain a normal weight. And see a vein specialist (phlebologist). ...Read more

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How do you know if a vein is damaged ?

How do you know if a vein is damaged ?

Black and blue.: If a vein is damaged from trauma, usually you will see discoloration of the skin either immediately after the injury or several days later. This occurs from blood escaping from the vein and leaking into the skin. Initially this may be dark (black and blue) and over several days as the body absorbs the blood, the color changes to yellow and then resolves. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a collapsed vein?

What are the symptoms of a collapsed vein?

No flow: I assume you mean a vein that recently had a needle or iv. Veins may collapse or blow when fluid goes through them or blood is drawn from them. Phlebitis, inflammation of the vein, or a lumpy spot called a thrombosis may result. Neither is serious. Both are treated with warm compress and advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. ...Read more

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Why is it that some peoples vein pop so much?

Why is it that some peoples vein pop so much?

Depends on cause: Varicose veins sometimes make veins 'pop' or become noticeable on the skin surface. These veins often look abnormally 'twisty' or like odd bulges on the skin surface. Sometimes veins bulge to help us regulate body temperature, like after exercise or when it is hot outside. And, sometimes they appear to 'pop' out because the person has less body fat or soft tissue - weight lifters are an example. ...Read more

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How longdoes ittake for a broken vein to heal?

Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Veins injured below the skin with a hematoma will take about 7 to 10 days to heal while a vein bleeding from the skin will usually stop with direct pressure and heal within 5 to 7 days. ...Read more

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What is bilateral axillary adenopathy reactive?

What is bilateral axillary adenopathy reactive?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Reactive bilateral axillary andenopathy refers to enlarged lymph nodes on both sides of the body in the armpit area that is thought to be a reaction to infections as it is the job of lymph nodes to filter infection from the body. ...Read more

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How is vein ( jugular ) examined ?

How is vein ( jugular ) examined ?

Several ways: On physical exam the examiner can observe the pulsations in the neck. This requires some skill and not all physicians are experienced in this. A Doppler test can evaluate the flow in the internal jugular veins. Computed tomography can also evaluate the venous flow when contrast is injected. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Why are my veins all the sudden visible?

Why are my veins all the sudden visible?

Probably normal.: Veins can enlarge and shrink for many reasons most commonly levels of hydration, genetics, aging, sun exposure, temperature changes and even skin color being more prominent in fair skinned people. Most commonly what you are experiencing is a normal variation but you probably should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation so that they could examine you and answer all of your questions. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an infected vein?

What are the symptoms of an infected vein?

Infected veins: The symptoms of an infected vein would be pain or tenderness along the veins and the signs of an infected vein would be swelling, redness, drainage from the vein or even pus around the vein. Often times fever would also be present. If there is any question of a vein infection, you should see a physician. ...Read more

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Why are my veins all of a sudden visible ?

Why are my veins all of a sudden visible ?

Probably normal.: Veins can enlarge and shrink for many reasons most commonly levels of hydration, genetics, aging, sun exposure, temperature changes and even skin color being more prominent in fair skinned people. Most commonly what you are experiencing is a normal variation but you probably should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation so that they could examine you and answer all of your questions. ...Read more

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What is making my veins to show up so much?

Fair skin Age: As we age, the skin thins out and we can see veins on our face, hands, chest. They can be aggravated or enlarged with dilation of the vessel with weightlifting, heat, etc....But mostly genetics. Injection sclerotherapy can treat these areas to decrease the size, therefore reduce the appearance. See a vein specialist: www.Phlebology.Org or www.Morrisonvein.Com. ...Read more

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What are good ways my veins less noticeable?

What are good ways my veins less noticeable?

Unsightly leg veins: Seeing visible veins on the skin is normal, but when they become diseased (varicose or spider veins) or when they become enlarged (such as following weight-lifting or in the elderly when the skin thins) there is often a desire to hide them or rid your body of them. Vein treatments such as sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, or laser treatments can help. Cosmetic concealer can help when not so bad. ...Read more

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Is there any way to make veins less noticeable?

Is there any way to make veins less noticeable?

Treat them: The only way to make abnormal veins less noticeable is to treat them. The treatment depends on the nature and size of the veins. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as partial vein stripping?

Is there such a thing as partial vein stripping?

Yes: Correct medical definition of "vein stripping" in the surgical removal of a saphenous vein with a stripping cable & this is not done very often anymore due to new catheter technology. Others refer to surface varicose branch phlebectomy as "stripping". Either way, it is possible to do a "partial stripping" in which only a portion of the saphenous vein is removed & this does make recurrence higher. ...Read more

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What happens if phlebotomist could't find a vein?

What happens if phlebotomist could't find a vein?

Have MD draw blood.: There are many options for drawing blood if it cannot be taken from the routine areas. This occurs periodically with children, with adults with no veins and in a trauma setting. The options would be to hydrate and warm the person and re-evaluate. Next try using a vein lite or syris head light to find the veins followed by ultrasound identification of the subclavian vein or a femoral vein stick. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned of a painful vein in the head?

Should i be concerned of a painful vein in the head?

Possibly: Veins on the head shouldn't be painful. I would recommend you see a doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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I am 23 why so I have little veins poking out here and there?

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I am 23 why so I have little veins poking out here and there?

A few things: Heredity, trauma, and hormones play a role in the appearance of spider veins. Larger veins are often visible because of lack of underlying subcutaneous tissue. (my bet is that you are not overweight.) there are ways to make prominent veins less apparent, especially if they are spider veins. Otherwise these veins are generally always normal and i would recommend leaving well enough alone. ...Read more

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Who fixes prominent veins?

Who fixes prominent veins?

Vein specialist: Prominent veins are best treated, if it is needed, by vein specialists.Specialists are often from general surgery, vascular surgery and radiology backgrounds. Most vein specialists are members of the american college of phlebology or the american venous forum. Board certification by the american board of phlebology indicates a dedication to the study of venous disease. ...Read more

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Where is the cephalic vein?

Where is the cephalic vein?

Arm: The cephalic vein is found in the upper extremity. The vein extends in line with the base of the thumb, coursing up the forearm and upper arm just in front of the deltoid muscle. The cephalic vein dumps into the larger veins of the shoulder region. The cephalic vein is often visible in body builders as the large superficial vein which courses across the deltoid shoulder region. Popular for iv's. ...Read more

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When jugular vein is in pain?

One can feel: Pain in any given vein, jugular vein included, only if the vein is abnormal, i.e. Something happened around or in the vein.
Specifically regarding the jugular vein excluding trauma to the vein, the vein can bee clotted even inflamed/infected from infections in the area such as in the throat or neck. So if your feel pain, i would suggest see your physician. ...Read more