Treatment of varicose veins with endolaser

Written by: Dr. Claudio Gandarias Zúñiga
Published: | Updated: 24/02/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

What is the endolaser?

The endolaser is a minimally invasive technique for the treatment of truncal varicose veins .

Through a small venous dissection, a fiber optic catheter is introduced and through the release of energy regulated by a bio-medical device, fibrosis of the desired venous sector is obtained.

Importantly , the technique of "intumescence" prior to this procedure, which consists in separating the venous sector treating skin with continuous injection of saline in the subcutaneous tissue.

 

What advantages do you have compared to the previous techniques?

As it is a minimally invasive technique , it allows ambulatory treatment and better tolerance on the part of patients, obtaining excellent clinical and aesthetic results.

This technique allows, in turn, the conventional treatment of the underlying venous pathology.

Can you eliminate all types of varicose veins?

The treatment with endolaser allows to efficiently treat the insufficient venous sector of the main superficial path, being this sector the cause of the chronic venous disease.

There are other additional aesthetic treatments that allow an adequate control of the so-called " spider veins ".

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Claudio Gandarias Zúñiga
Vascular Surgery

Doctor cum laude in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Alcalá. He has over 35 years experience in this field and specializes in Arterial Surgery and Endovascular arterial and venous disease. He is head of the Unit of Angiology and Vascular Surgery of San Francisco de Asis Hospital since 1996 and since 2015 Chief of Angiology and Vascular Surgery at the Ramon y Cajal Hospital.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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