Thrombophlebitis is a condition where veins, normally in the lower half of the body become inflamed due to the presence of a blood clot or clots. Professor Mark Whiteley talks about the treatment that is required for thrombophlebitis and what symptoms we should be seeking emergency treatment for.
When someone has thrombophlebitis, blood clots within the vein and this irritates the vein wall. A thrombus or blood clot is formed in the vein and as part of the healing process, the vein wall becomes inflamed. Together these factors cause the vein to become hard, tender, red and hot. Professor Mark Whiteley tells us exactly what thrombophlebitis is and the different types that exist.
Haemorrhoids are common – over half of us will have haemorrhoids at some point in life. Because of this, demand for treatment is huge and can involve quite a long wait. So what can you do in the meantime to manage the pain? We asked leading venous surgeon Prof Mark Whiteley for his top tips.
You might have never heard of pelvic congestion syndrome, but it’s estimated to affect nearly 10% of women . Pelvic congestion syndrome occurs when you get varicose veins in your pelvic area and these veins push on the bladder, bowel and pelvic floor. In this article we ask celebrated vascular surgeon Professor Mark Whiteley what causes pelvic congestion syndrome and how it can be treated.
Varicose veins recurrence is extremely common and can be frustrating if you've spent considerable money on treatment. But get your treatment right the first time and you can reduce your chances of recurrence as much as possible. In this article celebrated vascular surgeon Professor Mark Whiteley explains what patients should look for in a quality clinic.
Professor Mark Whiteley, leading vascular expert and founder of The Whiteley Clinic, explains leg ulcers and how they can be treated with the clinic’s help. The Whiteley Clinic has achieved an 85% cure rate for patients presenting with leg ulcers over the last 12 years.