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INSUFFICIENCY. What is not competent; not enough.

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Fibrinolysis and hemorheology in chronic venous insufficiency: a double blind study of troxerutin efficiency.
Butcher's broom is clearly an underestimated herb--one that has the backing of an impressive array of clinical trials--for the management of chronic venous insufficiency. Typical doses of extract used in the clinical trials corresponded to the equivalent of about 1.6 to 2.4 g per day of the root and rhizome.
Venous insufficiency is associated with physical findings that are characteristic, yet these findings are non-specific with respect to cause.
This includes cutting and ligating the GSV and its tributaries, stripping the trunk of the GSV, and removing other local varicose veins.5 The main purpose of a variety of surgical methods for treating varicose veins is to eliminate varicose veins, with endovenous ablation effectively reducing symptoms of superficial venous insufficiency.11 Incomplete removal of the great saphenous vein is the most common cause recurrent varicose veins, hence, there is a need to relieve venous hypertension and prevent recurrence.12 EVLT combined with high ligation is based on the principles of the operation.13,14
On the other hand, analysis of the anatomical distribution of the perforator veins showed that patients in lower CEAP categories (C2 and C3) showed a lower incidence of perforator veins compared to patients with more severe venous insufficiency, independent on the type of perforator vein (Cockett 1, Cockett 2, Sherman, Kosinski or Hunter) (Table 2).
This seems to be a secondary change either due to ulceration with pronounced inflammation or due to concomitant venous insufficiency. In our study, hyperpigmentation was not visible.
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) may lead to many physical and cosmetic problems that compromise the quality of life [1].
The aetiology of leg ulcers is usually associated with disorders of chronic venous insufficiency. Theories considering the development of venous ulcerations are based on macro- and micro-circulation changes.
Patients often have features of venous insufficiency that cause stasis, including varicose veins and brawny hyperpigmentation on the medical aspects of the ankles.
Objective: To determine the association between toenail onychomycosis and venous insufficiency.
Atrophie blanche is a porcelain-white atrophic scar with surrounding hyperpigmentation on the lower leg that occurs after skin injury in an area with venous insufficiency.