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Compression stockings, DVT and PTS

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Compression Stockings and Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Leg swelling, venous eczema, skin discolouration with thickening, and leg ulcers, occur in about 20-50% of patients who develop deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This cluster of changes, which often occurs gradually over several years, is called post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS). The cause of PTS is… Read more…Compression stockings, DVT and PTS

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REV Vascular Ultrasound

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New REV Vascular Ultrasound Website We have a new website, REV Vascular Ultrasound, which will make it easier to request a vascular ultrasound scan. Requests are made either through the new website at www.vascularscans.co.nz or by phone or email. The demand for vascular ultrasound is steadily increasing. Previously, scan requests… Read more…REV Vascular Ultrasound

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Compression socks. Do I need them?

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One of our most FAQs is whether I need compression socks. The purpose of compression socks or stockings, is to support the legs and prevent fluid build-up. They also provide relief for varicose veins, and leg swelling conditions such as lympoedema, oedema and lipoedema. Compression socks need to be comfortable… Read more…Compression socks. Do I need them?

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Services under Level 3 lockdown

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If you have any questions or concerns about your artery or vein condition please call us on 0800 45 45 88 or email: info@revascular.co.nz. We offer telemedicine consultations by phone or Zoom. Following the guidelines of the Ministry of Health, we will be offering urgent treatments during level 3 lockdown… Read more…Services under Level 3 lockdown

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To Zoom or not to Zoom

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Covid-19 has certainly changed a few things for us all. But we’ve been doing phone or Zoom consultations and follow ups for what seems like ages. Phone or Zoom consultations and follow-up appointments cut travel and save time, especially if it’s not urgent.  Many of our varicose vein consultations can… Read more…To Zoom or not to Zoom

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Modern vein treatment quick, easy

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Vein stripping. We all know someone, or of someone, who’s had it done! Whether it’s a niece, nana or any member of your whānau, the imagination and alarming story of the operation is always the same. Today, there’s a different story to tell.   Modern varicose vein treatment is quick and easy (with… Read more…Modern vein treatment quick, easy

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Vein treatment – amazing!!

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“Modern vein treatment these days is relatively quick and easy,” says vascular specialist Richard Evans, “especially when compared with the older vein treatments, such as stripping and even the heat treatments, like laser.” Today, a surgeon mostly uses medical-grade adhesive to seal off varicose veins. It’s been around for a… Read more…Vein treatment – amazing!!