The role of family physicians in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of chronic venous insuffciency.

Prof. O.M. Korzh. Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education.

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is the most common of peripheral vascular disease, and, at the same time refers to the problems in the medical environment which seldom raised. Significant role in the diagnosis, treatment strategy, and the subsequent management of patients with CVI is given to general practitioners, family doctors. Addressing CVI currently equires integrated application of  medical tactics, including both conservative treatment and surgical procedures to include compression therapy, physiotherapy and rehabilitation treatment. Basis of medical treatment CVI is phlebotropic drugs.

Korzh OM. [The role of family physicians in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of chronic venous insufficiency]. Shidnoevr. z. vnutr. simejnoi med. 2016;1:82-86. Russian.


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