Vein Glossary

Below is a glossary of terms related to all aspects of venous disease

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Deep Venous Disease
Any abnormality that affects the deep venous system, such as reflux or clots.
  -- The hemodynamics and diagnosis of venous disease


Dermaka
A natural plant extract cream used post procedures as well as for bruises.
  -- dermaka


Duplex Ultrasonography
Combines ultrasound with a doppler commonly used today. The doppler is able to measure blood flow.


Duplex Ultrasound Examination
The venous duplex examination permits your vein specialist to see the anatomy and check the flow characteristics of the veins beneath your skin. Useful information is gathered that your doctor can use to adequately diagnose your specific vein problem and to plan and guide treatment.