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The Cause of Varicose Veins

  • G. Fegan
Conference paper

Abstract

True understanding of the cause of varicose veins can only follow a new approach to the concept of venous return from the lower limb. It is necessary to study in depth the effect of one single walking step, to compare the transport of blood in the many paired chambers of the venous system in the leg with the flow of blood in the heart in a single heart beat.

Keywords

Venous Return Varicose Vein Perforation Vein Area Patient Single Walking 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Fegan
    • 1
  1. 1.Trinity CollegeDublinIreland

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