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CVI by Mind Map: CVI

1. Treatment

1.1. Pressure stockings

1.1.1. Obtained with prescription from provider

1.2. Keep legs elevated

1.2.1. Above heart

1.3. Increased exersize

1.3.1. Walking

1.4. Scleropathy

1.5. Surgical Ligation

1.6. Vein resection

2. Diagnosis

2.1. Physical examination of lower extremities

2.2. Collecting detailed history from patient

2.3. Collection of patient's symptoms

2.4. Measure edema in both extremities

2.4.1. Unilateral

2.4.2. Bilateral

2.5. Check for reduces peripheral pulses

2.6. Ultra sound of Venus blood flow

3. Clinical Presentation

3.1. Edema of Lower extremities

3.2. Alteration of Skin Pigmentation

3.3. Ulceration of lower extremities

3.4. Decreased peripheral pulses

4. Pathophysiology

4.1. Circulatory stasis causes increase in hypoxic tissue.

4.2. Tissue becomes fibrotic leading to ulceration of skin

4.3. Inflammation of tissue causes increase demand of oxygen. Oxygen is decreased to poor clearing of waste by cells leading to cell damage and death.

5. Risk Factors

5.1. Obesity

5.2. Age

5.3. DVT

5.4. Varicose Veins

5.5. Sedentary life style

6. Epidemiology

6.1. Age

6.2. Race

6.3. Family History

6.3.1. Varicose Veins

6.3.2. DVT

6.4. Obesity

6.5. Pregnancy

6.6. Leg Trauma