Deep Venous Reflux

Venous reflux is when venous blood escapes from its normal flow path and refluxes backward into the veins of an already congested leg. Deep venous reflux is specifically caused by valvular incompetence in the high-pressure deep venous system. 

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Vein Center

Tufts Medical Center’s Vein Center provides innovative treatments for spider veins, varicose veins, venous ulcers, pelvic congestion syndrome and other vein disorders.

Doctors + Care Team

Mark D. Iafrati, MD

Mark D. Iafrati, MD

Title(s): Chief, Vascular Surgery; Director, Vascular Center; Director, Center for Vascular, Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine; Vascular Surgeon; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Vascular Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5019
Fax #: 617-636-8003

Complex vascular surgery, vascular biology, endovascular surgery, venous surgery, complex wound care

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