Vascular Associates of Northern Virginia

Timely and considerate care of the arterial and venous systems.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)


Anatomy of Veins Veins are blood vessels that carry blood from different parts of the body back to the heart.  There are different types of veins in our bodies. Deep … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

What is a Venous Duplex Imaging Study?


Venous duplex, venous ultrasound, or venous doppler, is an ultrasound diagnostic examination used to evaluate the veins in the body.  Much like the ultrasound used to check babies in pregnant … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Varicose Veins Video


Earlier, we posted information about varicose veins and venous insufficiency in two parts.  You can find part 1 here and part 2 here.   Here is a short informational video … Continue reading

July 15, 2014

Varicose Veins and Venous Insufficiency (Part 2)


In our last post titled, “Varicose Veins and Vascular Insufficiency (Part 1),” we talked about the anatomy of the veins and the meaning of varicose veins and venous insufficiency.  In … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Varicose Veins and Venous Insufficiency (Part 1)


Anatomy of Veins Veins are blood vessels that carry blood from different parts of the body back to the heart.  There are different types of veins in our bodies. Deep … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

Spider Veins?


Millions of people are bothered by spider veins — those small yet unsightly clusters of red, blue or purple veins that most commonly appear on the thighs, calves and ankles.  … Continue reading

June 20, 2014