The Harley Vein Centre is an international clinical organisation focussed exclusively on the treatment of vascular problems, including Varicose Veins, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Vascular Malformations.
Headed up by renowned Consultant Interventional Radiologist Dr. Joe Brookes, The Harley Vein Centre is located in a number of clinics worldwide, including London (The London Clinic, Harley St), UCLH and Barbados.
Varicose veins affect up to 30% of the women and 20% of the men in the UK, that is, approximately 3 million people. Genetic predisposition, the female hormonal cycle and hydrostatic pressure in late pregnancy are the predominant, recognised, causative factors....more
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD), commonly referred to as peripheral artery disease (PAD), refers to the obstruction of large arteries outside the heart or brain....more
Vascular malformation is a term used to refer to developmental blood vessel abnormalities. There are many types, being arterial, venous or lymphatic in nature.....more