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Venous Insufficiency

"Venous Insufficiency" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Impaired venous blood flow or venous return (venous stasis), usually caused by inadequate venous valves. Venous insufficiency often occurs in the legs, and is associated with EDEMA and sometimes with VENOUS STASIS ULCERS at the ankle.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Venous Insufficiency" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Venous Insufficiency" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 74 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.