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Ultrasound Therapy for Varicose Vein

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Biomedical Engineering, SMK Fomra Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 1, Issue (10), Pages 22-25, November,28 (2013)

Abstract

The vein that carries the deoxygenated blood gets bulged and thick due to defect in their valve which becomes varicose veins. These are most common in legs. These varicose veins are caused by damaged or weak valves of veins that lead to collection of blood in the vein which increase the pressure and cause pain. 19% of the men and 36% of the women are mostly affected by varicose. Mostly the treatment for varicose vein is by invasive methods such as surgery, laser therapy, RF endovenous therapy and sclerotherapy. In this paper, we propose non-invasive therapy for varicose vein using ultrasound therapy. Since it is a non-invasive method, it gives the patient to aesthetic relief from their pain without pain.

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