Sclerotherapy for symptomatic varicose veins

Record ID 32005000047
Authors' objectives:

The objectives of sclerotherapy for symptomatic varicose veins are: (1) to prevent complications related to the varicose disease; (2) to relieve symptoms; and (3) to improve the appearance of the leg. During sclerotherapy, a sclerosant is injected into the targeted varicose vein. The resulting inflammatory response obliterates the vessel lumen and leads to fibrosis and sclerosis of the vein; the body then absorbs the sclerotic tissue.

Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2004
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Varicose Veins
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
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Copyright: HAYES, Inc.
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