Management of uncomplicated varicose veins - a case vignette for a clinical decision proposal

Willenberg, T; Sritharan, K; Lane, T R A; Shepherd, A C; Davies, A H (2012). Management of uncomplicated varicose veins - a case vignette for a clinical decision proposal. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery EJVES, 44(2), pp. 224-6. London: Elsevier 10.1016/j.ejvs.2011.09.031

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Venous disorder is common in the general population. Uncomplicated varicose veins represent a significant proportion of the disease burden, and can impact considerably on quality of life, producing a wide spectrum of symptoms. Little is known about the natural course of the disease at this stage and the treatment strategy employed is often not based on robust scientific evidence. The aim of this article is to elucidate the options to manage uncomplicated varicose veins. There are likely to be significant geographic differences in the treatment strategy employed, and it is hoped that we will arouse discussion among physicians regarding the management of this very common medical condition. The reader will be asked for their preferred treatment choice for a given clinical case vignette.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Angiology

UniBE Contributor:

Willenberg, Torsten Andreas

ISSN:

1078-5884

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:35

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:25

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.ejvs.2011.09.031

PubMed ID:

22658614

Web of Science ID:

000308772000026

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14152 (FactScience: 220989)

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