Specialist – An Update
A specialist in vein specialist – Venous Disease specialist – Phlebotomist. Phlebotomy is an emerging medical specialty dedicated to diseases of veins. A physician is a medical specialist who has graduated from an accredited institution of higher learning and has specialized training in phlebotomy and other related fields. A phlebotomist is a medically trained physician who has recently undergone further post-medical training to become competent in the field of phlebotomy. As the name suggests, a phlebotomist works with blood vessels in the body. He or she applies ultrasonic waves to draw blood out of the vein by piercing it with an instrument or probe. The blood then flows into a container. Check doctor.
A very common venous disease specialist is Hematologist. Hematology is the study of blood. There are two types of Hematology: venographic and radiological. Venography is the process of viewing the blood via a scanner; and radiographic is the process of viewing the blood through a radioscope, which can reveal blood clots and other forms of abnormal clotting. Radiology is the study of blood by X-rays. In the course of treatment for a venous condition, you may undergo one or more tests such as a CT scan, an MRI, an ultrasound or a blood count.
An arterial wall thickness study is commonly carried out to examine for the presence of varicosities (diverticula), varicose veins and atherosclerosis. These tests can also reveal the presence of thrombosed thrombosis (aneurysm), pleural effusion (pleural plaques) and pulmonary embolism (stroke). These are just some of the venous diseases that can affect the vascular function and the blood supply system. All such conditions require prompt attention. However, even if they are not life threatening, the consequences of untreated these complications can be deadly. The effects of untreated varicoses include heart attacks and stroke.