June 2020

Blood Vessel Diseases that can be Diagnosed with Duplex Ultrasound

2020-09-18T18:19:53+00:00

Duplex ultrasound combines Doppler flow information and conventional imaging information, sometimes called B-mode, to allow physicians to see the structure of your blood vessels. Duplex ultrasound uses sound waves to get images of your blood vessels. It also helps determine how fast blood moves through the vessels. It can also be useful to […]

Blood Vessel Diseases that can be Diagnosed with Duplex Ultrasound2020-09-18T18:19:53+00:00

May 2020

April 2020

Night Cramps Commonly Caused by Varicose Veins

2020-08-19T00:50:13+00:00

Leg cramps occurring at night (nocturnal leg cramps) are a common symptom of venous disease. In fact, in the San Diego Population Study, leg cramps were the second most common symptom in people with venous disease with a prevalence of 14.3%. Leg aching (17.7%) was the most common complaint and tired and swollen legs […]

Night Cramps Commonly Caused by Varicose Veins2020-08-19T00:50:13+00:00

March 2020

May 2016

Common Misconceptions… Do I have spider veins or varicose veins?

2020-12-19T01:54:10+00:00

Common Misconceptions… Do I have spider veins or varicose veins?

 

photo of spider veins on back of thighs spider veins on back of thighs

 

There is a common misconception of what varicose and spider veins really are. It may be embarrassing for some to admit that they have […]

Common Misconceptions… Do I have spider veins or varicose veins?2020-12-19T01:54:10+00:00

July 2014

Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins

2014-07-21T20:35:21+00:00

What is the difference between varicose veins and spider veins?  Are they the same thing? Spider veins and varicose veins both refer to dysfunctional, dilated leg veins but the main difference is the size of the veins. Spider veins are small, thread-like veins at the surface of the skin. They often appear in clusters or […]

Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins2014-07-21T20:35:21+00:00

June 2014

7 Signs of Venous Disease

2014-06-19T23:18:29+00:00

#1 A feeling of heaviness or fullness in the legs that gets worse as the day progresses.

#2 Leg fatigue and tiredness in the legs, that also becomes worse by the end of the day and after prolonged standing or sitting. Some patients describes their legs as being ‘full of energy’ in the morning but are […]

7 Signs of Venous Disease2014-06-19T23:18:29+00:00

Dr. Bunke Presents at SVM Scientific Sessions

2014-06-18T20:33:58+00:00

NBSVMMEETING Dr Nisha Bunke Paquette presents at the SVM Annual Scientific Meeting in La Jolla, Torrey Pines Hilton June, 2014.

La Jolla Vein Care’s Dr. Nisha Bunke presented a talk about the ‘Management of Non-healing wounds in venous disease’ at the Society for Vascular Medicine’s Annual Scientific […]

Dr. Bunke Presents at SVM Scientific Sessions2014-06-18T20:33:58+00:00
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