Are you worried that you may develop varicose veins or thread veins in the future as you have a family history of varicose veins? Do you have aching, swollen or restless legs? Do you simply require a thorough vein check up?
At the British Varicose Vein Centre we offer a bespoke service of your veins that are The vein screening service is an office hours based service offered by the British Varicose Vein Centre in you are individually assessed by a consultant vein specialist offer advice and discuss the preventative measures relevant to you.
The Screening options available are:
Standard Varicose Vein Check-up (screen): The standard venous checkup involves a thorough leg evaluation about your leg. Examining for the presence or future development of thread vein/ spider veins varicose veins, skin damage or even leg ulcers or the effect that a pregnancy will have on the veins in the leg. This examination also includes a venous duplex ultrasound scan.
Comprehensive Varicose Vein Screening: This Involves a thorough evaluation by the consultant vein specialist and risk factor evaluation for developing blood clots and deep vein thrombosis. A leg examination. A leg examination involves inspection for chronic venous disease, varicose veins, thread veins and other conditions related to vein disease. A Venous duplex ultrasound scan of both legs to assess for faulty valves and veins. A blood test known as a thrombophilia screen to assess whether you were born with or a inherited “sticky blood” disorder. A full and detailed report follows.
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Screen: This involves a thorough evaluation by the consultant vein specialist. A venous Duplex ultrasound scan and a blood test called a D-Dimer is performed. The D-Dimer is a blood test that assesses whether you have a recent blood clot. A full a detailed report follows. In an emergency a D-Dimer test and an emergency consultation followed by second visit duplex scan and consultation takes place.
For further information please ring (0207 286 7274) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and quote Standard Varicose Vein check-up, Comprehensive Varicose Vein Screen or Deep Vein Thrombosis Screen.