Seasonal variation in the incidence of superficial venous thrombophlebitis.


INTRODUCTION Previous studies have demonstrated an increased frequency and severity of symptoms due to varicose veins during summer. However there is no data on their complications, including superficial venous thrombophlebitis (SVT). The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that SVT follows a seasonal pattern. MATERIALS AND METHODS During the two… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.thromres.2010.04.016