Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction.  Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News

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Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction. Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days. Photographed on June 6, 2011. Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News

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