non-invasive treatments to remove varicose veins

non-invasive treatments to remove varicose veins

Written by: Dr. Enrique Roche Rebollo
Published: | Updated: 20/08/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Venous insufficiency may manifest itself in different forms, one of the most frequent varicose veins. Varicose veins are pathological if not removed can lead to complications (phlebitis, bleeding, ulcers, etc.). small veins can also appear as small clusters or bunches of red or purple.

 

Main ways to remove varicose veins without surgery

There are different techniques or methods in Angiology and Vascular Surgery to remove varicose veins and spider veins small.

 

Ultrasound - guided sclerotherapy with foam

To remove varices sclerotherapy is the introduction, into diseased veins, a chemical irritant or sclerosing endothelium or inner wall of the vein whose function is to seal, or drying fibrosar dilated venous channels.

Sclerosis and subsequent closure of the vein can be produced by different products. This sclerosing foam is the result of the mixture of polidocanol sclerosing used for more than 30 years, with a particular mixture of gases that generate a foam very particular physical and chemical characteristics.

This treatment applies to any type of insufficient vein using Doppler ultrasound, as through it is possible to control the effect, distribution and behavior of the foam inside the vein.

 

Results varices sclerosis treatments for varicose veins

By sclerosis you can eliminate virtually any diameter of varices. That's the big advantage of this type of treatments can be treated from the subcutaneous veins leg veins or capillaries to large varicose veins. Everything will depend on the concentration and volume of sclerosing used at all times.

 

Ecoguide esclerosterapia procedure with foam

All sclerotherapy for varicose veins is preceded by a visit with medical history, physical examination and Ecodoppler study.

This technique requires monitoring and control to ensure a successful outcome, and no fasting or any specific preparation is required for the same. After treatment may make a completely normal life. At the end of each session is applied to the patient an occlusive dressing in the treated areas and sometimes it is advisable to associate a compression therapy.

 

Minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins

There are other treatments that are currently very little invasive but often performed in operating rooms. They are totally outpatient procedures and the type of anesthesia is local although mild sedation is administered to the patient not feel any discomfort. Some of these treatments are:

 

Radiofrequency technique Venefit

the saphenous vein sclerosis is practiced without removing the variz. It is a minimally invasive procedure that applies heat within venous lumen narrowing and fibrosis producing the same. It is performed under local anesthesia on an outpatient tumescent. It can be done in isolation to complete treatment by sclerosis in the office or can be associated with other techniques as simple phlebectomy or sclerotherapy.

 

Results radiofrequency varicose veins

Radiofrequency produces a progressive disappearance of varicose veins and resorption of the same. The result is usually spectacular as the veins disappear without a trace or scars. Another advantage of this technique is that the patient should not alter their activity diaria.No off work is necessary and can perform all daily tasks.

 

Clarivein: Sclerosis of varicose veins by catheter

This treatment involves the removal of the diseased vein reflux by applying a sclerosant liquid through a catheter totally painless rotary movement which is progressively removed along the vein to be treated. It is recommended that the patient take an elastic stocking of complementary and walking normally since the day of the intervention.

Another minimally invasive procedures is known as treatment Endolaser. In this case the heat source used to remove the varicose vein is administered through an optical fiber light energy channels.

All these methods have in common the absence of injuries to the groin and character of outpatient. Interestingly, the professional master several techniques to adapt to each patient, allowing pathology treat varicose veins adapted to each case and selecting the most appropriate treatment.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Enrique Roche Rebollo
Vascular Surgery

Dr. Roche is a renowned specialist in Angiology and Vascular Surgery. He is currently head of service of this specialty at the University Hospital Sagrat Cor and the Hospital General de Catalunya, as well as having their own private practice. He has years of experience in the profession and extensive training, which has become a benchmark in a specialty trained in the US and a long career as chief and team manager. He stands out as an expert in sclerosis with foam, radiofrequency, cerebro-vascular disease, peripheral arterial disease and fistulas for hemodialysis, among many other treatments. She combines her clinical work with teaching, being associate professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona. On the other hand, he is the author of numerous specialty items and has intervened in various presentations, both as a speaker and organizer.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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