Diagnosis and treatment of situational great saphenous vein reflux in daily medical practice

Yu. T. TSUKANOV, A. Yu. TSUKANOV, Department of Surgery and Urology, Omsk State Medical University, Omsk, Russia Abstract Aim: To analyze the treatments for situational great saphenous vein (GSV) reflux. Methods: Patients with chronic venous disease who were classified as C0s, C0,1s, and C2 (n=294) were analyzed using a day orthostatic load (DOL) test. Situational GSV reflux occurred in 78 patients. The patients classified as C0s and C0,1s (group 1; n=46) and the patients with reflux still present after surgery on varicose tributaries (group 3; n=10) received micronized purified flavonoid fraction (MPFF) 1000 mg daily for 90 days. Patients classified…

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A quality of life tool kit in chronic venous disorders Robert Launois REES France, 48, rue d’Assas, 75006, Paris, France Abstract Individual preferences are now at the center of the medical decision-making process. Different experimental methods are used to determine preferences. Psychometricians use direct observation of a subject’s reaction in a particular pathological situation: patients are asked to arrange the intensity of the impacts on numerical ordinal scales, but an actual metrical measure is not yet available. Traditionally, economists believe that in a market, only the consumer’s choices enable us to estimate his or her level of satisfaction. In the…

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