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January 20, 2014

LMH to host vein screening

Over 40 million Americans suffer daily with painful, swollen legs as a result of venous disease. Darkened leg veins may be a cosmetic nuisance at first, but for some people, varicose veins and related venous conditions can lead to significant leg pain, swelling, and difficulty sleeping.

Not everyone who suffers from venous disease sees darkened veins close to the skin’s surface (commonly known as varicose veins, or spider veins when they are lighter). Legs can simply ache, feel very heavy and sore. When it hurts too much to try to do other things, like exercise, it is a warning sign that deeper veins inside the leg muscles may have weakened.

To help patients learn more about venous diseases, Logansport Memorial Hospital is hosting a free vein screening for interested patients from 4-7 p.m. Jan. 28 in Conference Room DE at the hospital. Three education sessions will take place at the top of each hour and then patients can receive a free vein screening.

After the screening, a general surgeon can determine if a patient would benefit from formal screening and possible treatment.

Due to federal regulations, Medicare and Medicaid patients may attend the education session, but are not eligible for the screening. These patients may schedule a new patient appointment with one of the general surgeons for further evaluation.

For more information or to schedule a consultation, call the Logansport Memorial Physician Network General Surgery office at 574-722-3636.

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