Health Beat: Treating Venous Insufficiency | WNYT.com

Health Beat: Treating Venous Insufficiency

Benita Zahn
Created: November 11, 2021 01:00 AM

There is a debilitating leg condition affecting 3 million Americans called chronic venous insufficiency. It's caused when blood pools in the legs because the valves that should prevent this -- insuring our blood circulates properly -- don't work efficiently. Treating this condition more efficiently is under study at Albany Medical Center and Dr. Adriana Laser is here to discuss this.


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