Monthly Archives: November 2012

New OHIP Guidelines for Vein Treatments

New OHIP Guidelines for Vein Treatments Are you familiar with the new OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) regulations on surgical services (ligation/stripping) for the treatment of varicose veins involving the long saphenous and/or short saphenous vein(s)? As of April 1st … Continue reading

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Update on Pelvic Vein Congestion

Introduction: Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) is characterized by chronic pelvic discomfort exacerbated by prolonged standing and coitus in women who have periovarian varicosities on imaging studies. The etiology of PCS is unclear and the optimum treatment is uncertain. Development of … Continue reading

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