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Superficial Vein Thrombophlebitis (SVT) Treatment in Buffalo Niagara - Dr. Karamanoukian
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

 

 

Superficial thrombophlebitis is a painful condition that rarely presents with complications such as embolization. In the absence of cancer, superficial thrombophlebitis of the leg is almost always associated with varicose veins.  Patients with superficial thrombophlebitis or varicose veins are unlikely to have associated deep vein thrombosis (DVT).  Thrombophlebitis is invariably in the superficial venous system (superficial thrombophlebitis) and rarely extends into the deep veins (deep vein clot) and even less rarely causing pulmonary embolization, or a clot that travels to the lungs. Most likely  causes of superficial thrombophlebitis are injury to the leg, stasis or stagnation of blood flow or occlusion of blood flow.

 

In cases where there is ascending superficial thrombophlebitis, meaning thrombophlebitis that is progressing towards the groin veins, the system that is usually affected is the great saphenous vein (GSV).  Historically, this has required ligation of the great saphenous vein at the saphenofemoral junction (high ligation) to prevent extension into the deep veins and subsequent pulmonary embolization Presently treatment is invariably anticoagulation with the goal standard warfarin type anticoagulants.

 

Symptoms relief for superficial thrombophlebitis is with anti-nflammatory medications, warm compresses applied topically over the area, leg elevation, frequent ambulation and also treatment with Phlebitis Pak.

 

For more information about superficial vein thrombophlebitis, contact Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian at the Vein Treatment Center at 716-839-3638 or go to www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com or to www.PeaceBridgeHealthCare.com.

 

In the Los Angeles area, contact Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian at the Santa Monica Vein Center by calling 310-998-5535 or www.SantaMonicaVeinCenter.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phlebitis and Thermography - Phlebitis, Thrombophlebitis, Superficial Vein Phebitis Buffalo, New York
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

 

 

Thermography image of phlebitis from www.vathermography.com

 

Thermal Image View of Superficial Vein Thrombophlebitis and www.MyVeinStore.com
Friday, July 12, 2013

 

 

Superficial vein thrombophlebitis images by thermal imaging which shows increased inflammation of the inflamed veins - itis means inflammation and phleb means veins - so, phlebitis means inflammation of veins. Phlebitis can occur in superficial or deep veins. This image is for superficial vein thrombophlebitis. The imaging would NOT show deep vein thrombophlebitis.  

 

 

 

 

Superficial vein thrombophlebitis can be treated with Phlebitis PAK - go to www.MyVeinStore.com to see details.

 

thermal image of phlebitis from www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com and www.VeinGuide.com

 

 

 

 

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