LAS VEGAS — Treating lateral subdermic venous plexus reflux alleviated symptoms associated with restless leg syndrome and nighttime cramping, suggesting lateral subdermic venous plexus reflux may be an etiology of those conditions, according to a presentation at VIVA 19.
Patients with chronic venous insufficiency often also have restless leg syndrome and/or nighttime cramping/charley horses, so the researchers began prospectively tracking symptoms of those with chronic venous insufficiency in 2015, Swar Shah, MD, interventional radiology resident at Rochester General Hospital and the Vein Institute, said during a presentation.
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