Trends on management of superficial venous disease


  • Shantonu Kumar Ghosh Department of Vascular Surgery, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh



Superficial venous disease, Varicose vein, Chronic venous insufficiency, Superficial thrombophlebitis


Venous disease is more common in the society but less addressed than peripheral arterial disease. This is commonest in people who are sedentary workers, people standing for prolonged period, obase. Usually this group of people do not visit a doctor until it restricts him from regular work, ultimately causing a burden in the community. Early diagnosis of venous disease and its’ management is important. Understanding venous pathology, educating people about disease, conducting awareness program among target group of people are essential. Superficial venous disease includes both venous insufficiency and venous thrombosis. Management options of varicose vein and thrombophlebitis are discussed in the presentation.

Author Biography

Shantonu Kumar Ghosh, Department of Vascular Surgery, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Assistant Professor

Department of Vascular Surgery

National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases

Dhaka, Bangladesh


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