Spider veins and varicose veins are a common disease
You will find detailed information in our vein dictionary
Flexible or rigid tubes of different lengths and thicknesses. Usually made of rubber or synthetic material and inserted temporarily into the body to diagnose or treat disease. In the case of varicose veins, for example, a catheter may be inserted into the diseased vein, in order to treat it with laser beams or a sclerosant.