Phlebolymphology N°100 – Editorial

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Dear Readers,

In this new issue of Phlebolymphology,

Mohamed K. KAMEL and John BLEBEA (USA) present the anatomic, hemodynamic, and main pathophysiological mechanisms of lower-limb edema formation in patients with chronic venous insuffiency.

Sarah ONIDA and Alun H. DAVIES (UK) summarize the existing evidence on long-haul travel and venous thromboembolism, while considering the pathophysiology underlying the development of thrombotic events, factors increasing risk, and what conservative and pharmacological measures can be taken to reduce the venous thromboembolism risk.

Yuji HOSHINO (Japan) discuss the management of chronic venous insufficiency patients presenting an axial deep reflux in isolation or combined with iliac vein obstruction.

The methods of treating varicose veins have been constantly evolving over the past 20 years, leaving a prominent place today for endovenous techniques, with conventional surgery being gradually abandoned. Nicolas NEAUME (France) provides an overview on the management of small saphenous vein varices with perspectives from a recent meta-analysis and recommendations.

Transient premenstrual phlebopathy, is considered to be a particular venous problem in fertile women. Yuri T. TSUKANOV and Alexandr NICOLAICHUK (Russia) present the changes in clinical manifestations and biophysical properties of the great saphenous vein in transient premenstrual phlebopathy after 12 months’ treatment with micronized purified flavonoid fraction.

Enjoy reading this issue!
Editorial Manager
Dr H. Pelin Yaltirik