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Top 7 Co-Morbid Factors Of Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Co Morbid Factors of Chronic Venous Insufficiency, CVI, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, DVT, Five Star Vein Institute, Medical Advice, Pulmonary Hypertension, Symptoms of Chronic Venous Insufficiency, What is CVI on December 10, 2014

Most disease states do not stand alone. What this statement means is that there are usually other illnesses, or symptoms or signs of other illnesses that are present when one considers a given health problem. For example, people with congestive heart failure may have chronic fatigue, difficulty with breathing, or kidney dysfunction. These entities could be called co-morbid factors of[...]

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Understanding the Dangers of Deep Vein Thrombosis – Part 2

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Deep Vein Thrombosis, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, DVT, Five Star Vein Institute, Treatment Options for DVT, Vein Health on August 14, 2014

In Part 1 of our discussion around deep vein thrombosis, DVT, I outlined the clotting system and listed some factors that cause these serious clots. In this article, I’ll go over side effects of DVT and available treatment options.

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Blood Clots and Your Vein Health - Part 3 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Blood Clots, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein, Five Star Vein Institute, Medical Advice, Superficial Thrombophlebitis, Thrombosis on December 25, 2012

Today, in Part 3 of our three part series on Blood Clots and Your Vein Health, we will consider what should be done should you suspect a blood clot.  Previous articles have already discussed prevention and have outlined the factors that can upset the body’s balanced coagulation system. If you have these factors, extra precaution and awareness is warranted. Previous history of a clot is also a[...]

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