The Era of Endovascular Treatment in Venous Disease: What Can We Do and Who Gets Benefit?

https://doi.org/10.22146/aci.47684

Hariadi Hariawan(1*)

(1) Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada – Dr.Sardjito General Hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


Venous system is very different and more complex than arterial system. To deliver blood against the forces of gravity, venous system rely on valve function and peripheral muscle pump. In acute venous disease, blood becomes stasis and leads to deep vein thrombosis. In chronic condition, clinical manifestation may vary from either venous obstruction or vascular incompetence. In general venous diseases are devided into venous thromboembolism and chronic venous insufficiency.

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