Varicose Veins and Other Vein Problems

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet on Varicose Veins.

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British Varicose Vein Centre

The Centre specialises in new minimally invasive techniques for varicose veins. Their website also has useful information about varicose veins.

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Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy for Varicose Veins

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Endovenous Laser Treatment of the Long Saphenous Vein

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Ultrasound-guided Foam Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Varicose Veins General Information

Information from the Circulation Foundation.

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Varicose Veins - The Operation

Information from the Circulation Foundation.

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Varicose Veins - Sclerotherapy or Injection Treatment

Information from the Circulation Foundation.

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Diseases of the Veins

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Varicose Veins

Patient information from a website written by a consultant surgeon in the UK.

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The Veins Website

A site dedicated to the understanding of varicose veins, underlying causes of varicose veins and the best treatments available for varicose veins, written by a UK vascular surgeon.

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Medicine Guide for Varicose Veins

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

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Varicose Veins

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Varicose Veins

Information from BUPA.

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Varicose Vein Surgery

Information from BUPA.

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Superficial thrombophlebitis

Information from BUPA.


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More detailed medical information

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