In summary then to remind you: deep venous
thrombosis is a potentially very dangerous
and even fatal illness, particularly when
it causes pulmonary embolism.
It’s often asymptomatic. So you may not
pick it up in very sick patients.
There is effective therapy for both diseases
Varicose veins, particularly the superficial
ones, are very common. They’re often a cosmetic
problem when they’re not symptomatic. And,
if they become symptomatic, then there’s
also excellent surgical and sclerosing therapy
for these veins: sclerosing therapy for smaller
veins, surgical therapy for larger varicose