Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have the job of taking waste-filled blood back to the heart to complete the circuit.   

We don’t give a lot of thought to our veins – but we should.  Host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., welcomes two vascular surgeons to help explain why. 

·   Eileen de Grandis, M.D., medical director of the Vein Center at the Christine E. Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute
·   Libby Watch, M.D., a vascular surgeon and vein specialist at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

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