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Vein Center of Nevada

Do you suffer from:


  • Swelling
  • Cramping
  • Pain
  • Heaviness
  • Extreme skin dryness
  • Restless legs
  • Itching
  • Discoloration in the lower legs
  • Varicose veins
  • Spider veins

At the Vein Center of Nevada

We treat more than just the cosmetic effects of varicose veins. We specialize in finding and treating the underlying cause. Our physicians are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. Venous disease includes conditions such as, venous insufficiency or venous reflux, phlebitis, deep vein thrombosis, and vein compression syndrome.


DIAGNOSTIC TESTING


LOWER EXTREMITY VENOUS ULTRASOUND

A thorough ultrasound of the deep and superficial leg veins including vein mapping for the diagnosis of deep and superficial venous reflux, deep vein thrombosis and superficial venous thrombophlebitis.


VENOGRAM

An outpatient diagnostic test performed in the hospital to visualize abdominal, pelvic and lower extremity veins. Used in the diagnosis of vein compression syndrome, inferior vena cava, iliac vein or leg vein thrombosis.

PROCEDURES


VENOUS ABLATION
RADIOFREQUENCY (ClosureFast™), LASER (VenaCureEVLT™), ADHESIVE (VENASEAL®)

* Radiofrequency Ablation

Performed in the office under local anesthesia. The physician will position a catheter into the diseased vein through a small opening in the skin. Tumescent anesthesia is then infiltrated around the vein and catheter to anesthetize and cool the leg. After delivery of tumescent the catheter is turned on and delivers heat to the vein wall, causing it to shrink and the vein to seal closed. Once the diseased vein is closed, blood will reroute to other healthy veins.


*Endovenous Laser Ablation

Performed in the office under local anesthesia. The physician will insert a thin fiber into the damaged vein through a small opening in the skin. Tumescent anesthesia is then infiltrated around the vein and fiber to anesthetize and cool the leg. After delivery of tumescent the laser is turned on emitting light through the fiber delivering just the right amount of energy. The targeted tissue reacts with the light energy, causing the vein to close and seal shut. Once the diseased vein is closed, blood will reroute to other healthy veins.


SCLEROTHERAPY AND PHLEBECTOMY

* Sclerotherapy

Performed in the office. No anesthesia required. The sclerosing agent Asclera ® (polidocanol) is injected into the vein by the physician using a tiny needle. It is used to treat uncomplicated spider or reticular veins (veins no larger than 3 mm. in diameter).


*Phlebectomy

Performed in the office under local anesthesia. The physician thoroughly anesthetizes the area. Small incisions are made overlying the vein. The vein is then removed in sections using a special device. The incisions are closed using steri-strip bandages. No sutures are required. The phlebectomy procedure removes large ropy varicose veins where other methods will not work.


THROMBECTOMY AND VEIN STENTING

Thrombectomy is performed in the hospital on an inpatient basis and vein stenting is performed in the hospital typically on an outpatient basis. Thrombectomy is the removal of deep vein blood clots by the physician using special procedures and devices. Vein stenting is used in the treatment of vein compression syndrome to assist in keeping the specific vein open to prevent future blood clots from forming.

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At the Vein Center of Nevada we treat more than just the cosmetic effects of varicose veins. We specialize in finding and treating the underlying cause. Our physicians are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. Venous disease includes conditions such as, venous insufficiency or venous reflux, phlebitis, deep vein thrombosis, and vein compression syndrome.

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Meet Our Staff

The Staff at the Vein Center Of Nevada

Mohi Alkadri

MD, FACC, FSCAI, RPVI, ABVLM Diplomate

Dr. Mohi Alkadri was born in Syria and received his medical degree from O6U University in Cairo, Egypt.

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James Lally

MD, FACC

Dr. James Lally is from Pennsylvania and graduated from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.

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Georges Tanbe

MD

Dr. Georges Tanbe was born in Thionville, France and grew up in Syria. He graduated from the University of Aleppo...

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Joanna Thompson

RPhS, RVT, RDCS

Registered Phlebology Sonographer through Cardiovascular Credentialing International, Registered Vascular Technologist and Registered Diagnosic Cardiac Sonographer through the American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers.

Janelle Lee

RVT, RDCS

Registered Vascular Technologist and Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer through the American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers.