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Varicose Vein Surgery - What Is Rivaroxaban Used For?
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- Varicose Vein Surgery
As this eMedTV segment explains, there are several different types of surgery for varicose veins. These include surgical ligation and stripping, ambulatory phlebectomy, and endoscopic vein surgery. This article discusses these procedures in detail.
- Varicose Vein Treatment
Sclerotherapy is the most common form of varicose vein treatment. This portion of the eMedTV archives provides detailed information about other treatment options, including vein ablation and surgery.
- Varicose Veins
In addition to some affecting pregnant women, varicose veins affect half of all people age 50 and older. This eMedTV article explains varicose veins in detail, including causes, prevention methods, treatment, and risk factors.
- Varicose Veins Symptoms
Common symptoms of varicose veins include swelling, numbness, and tingling in the legs. This section of the eMedTV archives lists possible signs and symptoms that may occur with varicose veins and explains what happens if symptoms go untreated.
- What Is Argatroban?
Argatroban is prescribed to prevent and treat blood clots in people who have a certain reaction to heparin. This eMedTV segment further discusses what argatroban is, how it works, and how it affects the body. A link to more details is also provided.
- What Is Pralatrexate Used For?
A healthcare provider may recommend treatment with pralatrexate to adults with peripheral T-cell lymphoma. This eMedTV segment contains an explanation of how using pralatrexate can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying and describes off-label uses.
- What Is Rivaroxaban Used For?
As this eMedTV resource explains, one of the reasons for using rivaroxaban is to prevent dangerous blood clots from forming after certain types of surgeries. This article discusses the uses of this drug in more detail, with information on how it works.