New York Vein Treatment Center Discusses Vein Diseases vs. Arterial Diseases


July 4th, 2013: Manhattan: The New York Vein Treatment Center, serving Manhattan and surrounding areas, is educating the public about the differences between vein diseases and arterial diseases in a new article on their website. Each disease has different consequences, said the center, and knowledge of the differences can lead to a better understanding of overall health.

Majority of diseases affecting arteries develops due to their narrowing from accumulation of fatty deposit in their wall. That reduces amount of “fresh” oxygenated blood delivered from the heart to the rest of our body. “Vein diseases, however, are often caused by their inability to transport “used” deoxygenated blood from organs and tissues back to the heart due to their widening”, explains Dr. Lev Khitin, a leading vein doctor at the New York Vein Treatment Center.

The Manhattan-based vein center is well equipped to treat the symptoms and causes of vein diseases. The center is providing more information about these diseases through their Facebook and Twitter pages.

Vein and arterial diseases constitute so-called “circulatory disorders” and can have a significant negative impact on a person’s health. Dr. Khitin encourages patients to learn more about both types of diseases to help make better choices for a healthier life.

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Varicose Vein Treatment Options

Varicose veins and spider veins are extremely common in men and women. While spider veins are very small, reddish veins on the surface of the skin, varicose veins are much larger, bulging, tangled veins that may appear bluish in color. Men and women suffer from varicose veins, although women are much more likely to have them.

Today, patients have access to a number of effective varicose vein treatment options. Advancements in technology and medicine have led to the development of safe, effective, minimally invasive treatment modalities that provide excellent, most importantly permanent results with no side-effects or downtime. Some of these modalities are foam- sclerotherapy and cryo-sclero, radio-frequency ablation, micro-phlebectomy, endovenous LASER obliteration and many others.

About New York Vein Treatment Center

The New York Vein Treatment Center (NYVTC) was established in 2002 as a medical facility devoted exclusively to the treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, and related venous disorders. The NYVTC is the most comprehensive treatment center in New York, with the latest techniques and state-of-the-art equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases. Sclerotherapy, cryo sclerotherapy, foam and duplex-guided sclerotherapy, LASER therapy, micro-phlebectomy, TIGO®, EndoLASER®, ClariVein® obliteration, Trellis® thrombectomy and lysis are only some of multiple therapeutic modalities currently employed by NYVTC.

The founder, president, and leading physician of the NYVTC Dr. Lev M. Khitin is a well-known and respected surgeon, board-certified in cardiac, general, thoracic, and vascular surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of American College of Cardio-Vascular Surgery and of American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of American Society of Phlebology and American College of Phlebology among many other professional societies and organizations.

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