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Extraspinal soft tissues demonstrates min prominence of L ovarian vein meas 6-7mm which can b seen in setting of ovarian venous incompetency.Meaning?

Extraspinal soft tissues demonstrates min prominence of L ovarian vein meas 6-7mm which can b seen in setting of ovarian venous incompetency.Meaning?

Possible vein reflux: Most veins have one way valves. When the heart contracts blood through these valves, but when heart is relaxes the valve closes so blood does not move backwards with gravity. The left ovarian vein connects with ovary veins around uterus. If vein is dilated it may reflect incompetence of that valve, with sluggish flow of blood through pelvis. Should talk to Dr. ordering MRI with f/u questions. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more


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What is ovarian vein thrombosis?

What is ovarian vein thrombosis?

Ov Vein Thrombosis: Ovarian vein thrombosis can occur after recent childbirth (postpartum) or other conditions like pelvic inflammatory disease, gynecologic pelvic surgery, malignancy, etc. It is a serious condition that requires anticoagulation with blood thinners as it can cause pulmonary embolism. infected ovarian vein thrombosis needs additional therapy with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What to do if i suffer from vein reflux disease and i'm a candidate for evlt, i will go under the procedure in next two weeks, is it painful?

What to do if i suffer from vein reflux disease and i'm a candidate for evlt, i will go under the procedure in next two weeks, is it painful?

Minimally Sore After: Typically most patients have minimal discomfort during & after the procedure. During the procedure there is some mild discomfort during the injections that are used to numb the leg (numbing "shots"). The discomfort is usually right at the treatment site afterwards & is usually controlled with ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). The discomfort is usually does not limit normal activities or ability to work. ...Read more

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Severe incompetence of left saphenous vein at distal 3rd with increase in size to .45cm diameter.Reflux by provactive maneuveus 5 seconds.No clot. (?)

Severe incompetence of left saphenous vein at distal 3rd with increase in size to .45cm diameter.Reflux by provactive maneuveus 5 seconds.No clot. (?)

LASER CLOSURE.: If you have varicose veins, symptoms from varicose veins or signs of venous insufficiency, and a venous reflux exam that demonstrates venous reflux, you would be a candidate for a closure procedure with either a laser or a radio frequency catheter. This is the gold standard of vein treatment. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

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