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:
While treating you for certain medical conditions, your physician may choose to supply you with a central venous catheter (CVC). It is also referred to as a central line. It boasts the ability to smoothly deliver medication, nutrients, blood, and fluids and allows for quick sampling of blood to perform various[…]
Varicose veins, spider veins, and reticular veins may be a cosmetic concern for some people, but for others, it can be quite painful and affect their quality of life. Vein disease is very common with over 80 million people in the United States suffering from some type of vein issue. Even though they may seem the[…]
At our vascular lab, we use state-of-the-art equipment to diagnose arterial and venous system problems while employing noninvasive techniques to deliver needed services. We can spot blockages in your legs, abdomen, and neck area without exposing you to radiation.
As improvements in medical technology have evolved over the years, so have the ways of classifying venous diseases. In fact, up to 1993, doctors did not have a way to uniformly diagnose and compare chronic venous disorders.
Hyperlipidemia is a general term used to refer to any of the several acquired or genetic disorders that lead to increased levels of lipids in your blood, also known as high cholesterol. Lipids refer to fats, cholesterol, and triglycerides that increase the risk of developing atherosclerosis when produced in high[…]