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Varicose Veins (cont.)

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Author: Shabir Bhimji, MD, Consulting Surgeon, Cardiac Surgical Associates of West Texas.

Coauthor(s): Amy Smookler, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital; Mara Aloi, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, MCP Hahnemann University.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: MescapeReference. Varicose Veins and Spider Veins.

Previous Contributing Editors: Alan D Forker, MD, Program Director of Cardiovascular Fellowship, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jonathan Adler, MD, Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Last Editorial Review: 2/17/2012

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