Talk:Chronic venous insufficiency

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Leeches[edit]

It's articles like this one that make people go to the doctor and demand a leech therapy. There is a reason it's not being done anymore - the risks of infection from the leeches is just too great. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 178.191.225.26 (talk) 09:28, 24 June 2012 (UTC)

Proposed merge[edit]

I have proposed a merge between these two articles because I believe them to be the same. LT90001 (talk) 07:15, 25 August 2013 (UTC)

Management[edit]

Shouldn't dieting and other weight loss methods be mentioned as possible means of managing the condition when caused by obesity? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cutelyaware (talkcontribs) 06:39, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

Sources[edit]

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1085412-overview http://www.nuvelaesthetica.com/VEINS_NEW/Varicose-Vein-Treatment.html https://circ.ahajournals.org/content/111/18/2398.full https://circ.ahajournals.org/content/111/18/2398/T1.expansion.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3036277/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2727765/ http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/cardiovascular_diseases/chronic_venous_insufficiency_85,P08250/ https://www.clinicalkey.com/topics/surgery/thrombophlebitis.html

Review[edit]

In Circulation doi:10.1162/CIRCULATIONAHA.113006898 JFW | T@lk 20:54, 21 July 2014 (UTC)

And one specifically on genetics of vessel wall remodelling: doi:10.1182/blood-2014-03-558478 JFW | T@lk 21:33, 23 August 2014 (UTC)