Vein Facts:

Varicose veins are a sign that there is high pressure in the veins. This is called venous insufficiency or venous hypertension.

February 6th, 2011

Traveler’s Thrombosis

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on February 6, 2011

Since the 1990’s much has been written about the so-called “traveler’s thrombosis”, the development of clots in the veins of the legs in patients who have recently traveled and been relatively motionless for extended periods of time. It has been called “economy class syndrome” and “coach class syndrome”; however, other travelers who fly first class or spend hours in automobiles...