Definition of venous insufficiency in English:

venous insufficiency


  • Failure of the veins to adequately circulate the blood, especially from the lower extremities.

    ‘The typical signs of chronic venous insufficiency include pedal edema, varicose veins and skin hyperpigmentation.’
    • ‘Europeans use OPCs to treat various vascular disorders, including varicose veins, venous insufficiency, capillary fragility, and retinopathies.’
    • ‘Rigorous clinical investigation of Centella asiatica has been conducted on chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins.’
    • ‘The best-researched indications for butcher's broom are venous insufficiency, edema, premenstrual syndrome, and hemorrhoids.’
    • ‘Patient education is the most effective intervention for chronic venous insufficiency.’