Vein Disease

Diseases and disorders of the veins affect an estimated 80 million Americans, or about 40% of women and 20% of men overall. Vein disorders include a wide range:

While disease of the small veins may not pose a health risk, diseases of the larger veins can be serious or even life threatening. Serious vein disease can be present without significant symptoms. Patients with any signs of vein disease, or with vein disease who have had complications such as phlebitis, bleeding, ulcers or blood clots, should be evaluated for treatment in order to prevent progression to more dangerous forms of disease.

Please visit the Vascular Surgery Vein Program web site for further information about vein diseases and minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment options.