Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2013 • VOLUME 19 • №2

Russian observational programme SPEKTR: analysis of age-specific structure of patients with chronic venous diseases

Burleva E.P., Burleva N.A.

Chair of General Surgery, Uralian State Medical Academy under the Russian Ministry of Public Health, Ekaterinburg, Russia

The authors studied the age-related structure of 864 patients with chronic venous diseases (CVD) by means of analysing the database of the Russian Programme SPEKTR (2011-2012).

Most often special medical care was sought by persons of able-bodied age (31-60 years): men – 60.6%, women – 63.8%.

Class C1 in women was registered at the age under 20 years in 49.5% of cases, in elder groups – from 66.4% to 76.1%. In men, it was registered 1.3-2-8 times less often in all age groups. Class C2 amounted to 75% of cases in women under 20 years; then 50% (21-30 years), increasing to 79.6% (61-70 years). Class C2 in men under 20 years was observed in 100%, then the proportion fluctuated within the bounds of 80% irrespective of the age. The maximum of registering C3 fell to the age of 41-50 years (women – 48%, men – 53.2%). The number of severe forms (C4-C6) in men was considerably more: 31-40 years – 20.2% versus 4.7% in women; 41-50 years – 59.6% versus 17.3%; 51-60 years – 46.7% versus 29.4%. Trophic ulcers were revealed in men most often at the age of 31-60 years – 22% in women in the analogous group – 4.9%.

The anamnesis of CVD increased with age. Adequate treatment for CVD in all age groups prior to the visit to the phleblogist had been carried out very rarely.

KEY WORDS: prospective observational programme, chronic venos diseases, age-specific structure.

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