Radio frequency treatment

Specialty of Vascular Surgery

Radiofrequency is a specific treatment of varicose veins consisting seal them and close them without having to be removed. The technique is performed by accessing the inside of the affected vein through a small incision of about 2 mm and introducing a catheter leads to the point of origin of venous insufficiency. At this level, closing heat layered anger insufficient glass is introduced. Meanwhile, a substance is injected as foam called polidocanol. Thanks to this technique radiofrequency varices with microfoam, these can be treated without being extracted from the body getting in a controlled and gradual increase fibrosis of the vessel lumen until completely dry. To remove varicose veins with foam local anesthesia is used.

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