Author: Dr. Michael Ombrellino

Causes of Hand Veins and Treatment Options

Having veiny hands has never been a comfortable feeling for anyone. It often comes with the struggle to cover them up in public because of how unattractive they appear. Bumpy veins on the back of the hand can be caused by various factors. These include:

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome: What You Need to Know

If you are a woman and have chronic pelvic pain, you may have what is known as Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, or PCS.

Sclerotherapy for Spider Veins: Common Questions

When it comes to treating veins, one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed by our vein doctors is sclerotherapy – the use of a liquid chemical called a sclerosant that is painlessly injected into the affected vein.

Deep Veins vs. Superficial Veins: What’s the Difference?

Did you know that you had different types of veins situated in different parts and levels of your body? And depending on which vein you’re talking about, there could be various conditions that affect them.

What is a Carotid Endarterectomy?

A carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is a surgical procedure to remove potentially dangerous plaque from within the carotid artery. It is a procedure performed by a board-certified vascular surgeon, like the ones we have at The Cardiovascular Care Group.

Carotid Artery Stenosis: What You Should Know

Carotid Artery Stenosis is a term that refers to the narrowing of the carotid arteries –two large blood vessels that deliver oxygenated blood to the large, front part of the brain. When the carotid arteries are obstructed, you may be at an increased risk for a stroke, the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S.

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