Removing varicose veins: technique with foam sclerosis

Written by: Dra. Julia Ocaña Guaita
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Sclerotherapy is the introduction of a substance that produces the varicose vein fibrosis and closure of these. Thus, experts in Angiology and Vascular Surgery , reduces the effects of venous hypertension caused by involvement in venous return.


Sclerosis treatment with foam

leg During treatment for eliminating varicose veins, the use of anesthetics is not necessary as it is not painful sclerosis of small caliber varices. As for the larger caliber, sometimes the inflammatory reaction may cause discomfort for the following days.

After undergoing sclerosis with foam must follow a minimum of care, such as wearing an elastic support while the treatment is performed. Asícomo also should avoid putting the legs to the sun during the process to avoid possible pigmentation.


Advantages of foam sclerosis

Foam sclerosis is a technique that can be performed on an outpatient basis and the same query. The drawback is that the method of saphenous sclerosis shaft has a higher recurrence rate compared to other techniques such as endolaser.


Are varicose veins reappear?

Varicose veins can reappear again if repermeabilizar saphenous axes. Regarding level of reticular veins or spider veins, treatment is more successful.

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By Dra. Julia Ocaña Guaita
Vascular Surgery

Doctor cum laude in Medicine and Vascular Surgery. She is a vascular surgeon with more than 25 years of experience , specialized in Angiology and Vascular Surgery.

Currently, she is head of the Aesthetic Phlebology Unit of the San Francisco de Asís Hospital since 1996 and a collaborator of Doctors of the World with assistance as a surgeon in the Balkan conflict.

He has participated in more than 120 Communications in national and 50 international congresses, and has more than 5 publications in international journals of the specialty Angiology and Vascular Surgery.

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