Chronic venous disease (CVD) places a significant burden on health care. At a recent Servier- sponsored symposium during the 17th Congress of the Asian Society for Vascular Surgery (ASVS) 2016 held in Singapore, Assistant Professor Benjamin Chua of the Vascular and Interventional Centre, Singapore, Professor Andrew Nicolaides of Imperial College, London, UK, and Professor Armando Mansilha of CUF Porto Hospital, Porto, Portugal, discussed the prevalence of CVD and the use of venoactive drugs to relieve symptoms of the disease. In particular, the efficacy of micronized purified flavonoid fraction (MPFF, Daflon®, Servier) in treating symptoms at all stages of CVD was highlighted.
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