Tag: Vascular Surgery

Doppler ultrasound exam and color doppler test

What is a doppler ultrasound? Also known as doppler ultrasonography, the doppler ultrasound is a diagnostic imaging test that uses high-frequency sound waves to show the blood flow through blood vessels in real time. It uses the same technology of a standard ultrasound exam, but applies to it the doppler effect, by having the sound …

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Sclerotherapy and laser treatment for varicose and spider veins

Venous disease is a widespread problem that affects 40% to 55% of the population. Varicose veins, reticular veins and spider veins (telangiectasia) are the most common vascular disorders of the lower extremities and their incidence increases with age.  Varicose veins are caused by venous insufficiency, a vascular problem due to the failing of venous valves …

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