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The branch of medicine that deals with veins and their diseases.

phle·bol′o·gist n.


(Medicine) med the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the veins


(fləˈbɒl ə dʒi)

the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of veins.
phle•bol′o•gist, n.


the study of the veins. — phlebological, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
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Garcia is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a vascular and venous ultrasound expert with advanced certifications as both an RPVI (Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation) and an RPhS (Registered Phlebology Sonographer).
TRIAL: With REVITIVE, calculations showed blood volume 4 times higher than baseline / at rest in healthy people (Varatharajan et al, 2014, The effect of footplate neuromuscular electrical stimulation on venous and arterial hemodynamics, Phlebology, July 4 20 participants.
Aprima Medical Software, a leading provider of innovative electronic health records (EHR), practice management (PM) and revenue cycle management solutions (RCM) for medical practices, today announced that the American College of Phlebology (ACP) has certified that Aprima EHR has met certain minimum criteria, ensuring data fields match and provides a consistent interface between the user and the ACP PRO Venous Registry.
DIFFERENTIATOR: Of AVVI's five physicians in Colorado, three are double-board certified and the remaining two are scheduled to sit for the exam in phlebology to earn the same qualification.
Soffer is a Board Certified Cardiovascular Specialist, Member of the American College of Phlebology and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
According to the American College of Phlebology, up to 50 percent of American women have varicose veins or a related venous disorder.
The evaluation of the efficacy and safety of spa treatment in various indications are under way, thanks to a common effort of all actors in the field under the banner of the Association Francaise pour la Recherche Thermale, with already produced decisive results in rheumatology, obesity and phlebology.
Desde 1999 los resultados de la tecnica se comunican anualmente en el American College of Phlebology, la primera publicacion se realizo en 1999 por Bone (8).
Phlebology, the study of the anatomy and diseases of veins, is not a new specialty, but the development of endovascular techniques has considerably boosted the development of a new branch: Esthetic phlebology.