Varicose veins may predispose to DVT

People with varicose veins appear to have an increased risk of DVT, pulmonary embolism and peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to new research. A retrospective Taiwanese study of almost 213,000 adults with varicose veins and 213,000 without them found the incidence of DVT was more than five times higher in the group with varicose veins. ...

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