Phlebopathies Pathologies of the veins

These are varicose veins located in trunk. These are not so common as the ones located in the legs or lower extremities.

All pathology related to varicose veins bears the name of Phlebopathologies.

The word "phlebo" comes from the Greek and means "vein." And its etimology is formed out of "phlebo" (vein) (and logia (treatment or study). Because of this, Phlebology constitutes the study or science of everything that refers to the returning blood vessels (The arteries are the vessels that carry the blood from the heart to the organs, being the veins that return it. From here, the name of return circulation. Phlebology is essentially a branch of medicine of aesthetic character because the treatments that have as an objective to suppress the varicose veins have an end or an aesthetic component.

Phlebectomy or Phleboplasty is the intervention in a vein or its suppression, cut or disappearance, in a form that channels the flow of blood that it carries through another vein.

Phlebectomy or phleboplasty is a procedure of aesthetic character because it tends to suppress the varicose veins, variculas or spider veins, such as venous vessels of smaller caliber.

The methods of Phlebectomy and phleboplasty are diverse, from laser surgery to cryotherapy.

Aesthetic phlebectomy can be performed: because of classical sclerosis, by foam, by microsurgery and complementary sclerotherapy: by conventional vein stripping, ambulatory phlebectomy, microphlebectomy, CHIVA.

See the section on varicose Veins.