Varicose veins & chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) – causes, symptoms & pathology

What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are veins where the venous valves have started to fail, causing blood to leak backward and pool in the veins, over time, this causes inflammation and fibrosis in the tissue and leads to chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). Subscribe – More videos – Support us on Patreon –

This video also covers varicoceles, which are varicose veins in the testicles.

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