Onida S, Lane TRA, Davies AH. Improving the management of varicose veins. Practitioner 2013; 257 (1766):21-24

Improving the management of varicose veins

05 Dec 2013Pais-up subscribers

Up to 30% of the UK population are affected by varicose veins. Patients with bleeding varicose veins should be referred to a vascular service immediately. Referral is also indicated in the following cases: symptomatic primary or recurrent varicose veins; lower limb skin changes thought to be caused by chronic venous insufficiency; superficial vein thrombosis and suspected venous incompetence; a venous leg ulcer or healed venous leg ulcer.

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