Laser treatment of leg veins

Robert A. Weiss, Girish S. Munavalli, Sonal Choudhary, Angel Leiva, Keyvan Nouri

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Abstract

Damaged venous valves result in varicose or spider vein formation. Commonly, venous obstruction is caused by increased pressure of reverse blood flow within the superficial venous valve or from direct traumatic injury to the vein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers in Dermatology and Medicine
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Pages53-61
Number of pages9
Volume9780857292810
ISBN (Print)9780857292810, 0857292811, 9780857292803
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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Weiss, R. A., Munavalli, G. S., Choudhary, S., Leiva, A., & Nouri, K. (2012). Laser treatment of leg veins. In Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine (Vol. 9780857292810, pp. 53-61). Springer-Verlag London Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-85729-281-0_5