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I have rheumatic heart disease and venous insufficiency. What are my options?
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Coordinate care
In a situation like this, it is important for you to see a vein specialist (phlebologist ) about your veins.
Your phlebologist should then discuss your case with your cardiologist. If both agree that you would benefit from having vein treatment, they can coordinate your care to make sure that treatment is safe for your heart and effective for your veins. Nowadays, major surgery is rarely needed.

In brief: Coordinate care
In a situation like this, it is important for you to see a vein specialist (phlebologist ) about your veins.
Your phlebologist should then discuss your case with your cardiologist. If both agree that you would benefit from having vein treatment, they can coordinate your care to make sure that treatment is safe for your heart and effective for your veins. Nowadays, major surgery is rarely needed.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree
In brief: Multiple
See your cardiologist about the heart issue and then a vascular surgeon about the venous insufficiency.
There are many options with venous insufficiency. The available optons depend upon the underlying pathology.

In brief: Multiple
See your cardiologist about the heart issue and then a vascular surgeon about the venous insufficiency.
There are many options with venous insufficiency. The available optons depend upon the underlying pathology.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Douglas Joyce
Phlebology
In brief: Treat venous disease
There is really no contraindication for treating venous disease by laser ablation.
The anesthesia is local and minimal and should not be a factor.

In brief: Treat venous disease
There is really no contraindication for treating venous disease by laser ablation.
The anesthesia is local and minimal and should not be a factor.
Dr. Douglas Joyce
Dr. Douglas Joyce
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