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10 Varicose Vein Surgery Facts

For many people, varicose veins are merely an inconvenience as they look unattractive. However, for some individuals, varicose veins can be painful and cause throbbing and aching legs. They can actually also cause inflammation, bleeding, and ulcers. Sometimes surgical intervention is required. Below we highlight 10 varicose surgery facts to help you be more informed … Continue reading “10 Varicose Vein Surgery Facts”

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10 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Facts

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Before we proceed, let us first define what is DIC. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (abbreviated as DIC), is an acquired hematological disorder characterized by the abnormal clotting of blood where fibrin formation causes micro vascular thrombi in selected organs. This disorder is known to influence the development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). 1. … Continue reading “10 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Facts”