sclerotherapy

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scle·ro·ther·a·py

 (sklîr′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
Treatment, as for varicose veins, involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.

scle•ro•ther•a•py

(ˌsklɪər əˈθɛr ə pi, ˌsklɛr-)

n.
a treatment for varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and bleeding in which blood flow is diverted and the veins collapsed by injection of a hardening solution.
Translations

scle·ro·ther·a·py

n. escleroterapia, tratamiento con una solución química que se inyecta en las várices para producir esclerosis.

sclerotherapy

n escleroterapia
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Garcia will be using the latest techniques including Endovenous Laser Ablation and Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy.
Ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy Foam is injected into the vein to push the blood out and kill the empty vein wall left behind.
The treatment of varicose veins has also undergone dramatic changes with the introduction of percutaneous endovenous ablation techniques, including endovenous laser therapy (EVLA), radiofrequency ablation (RFA), and liquid or foam sclerotherapy.
Randomized clinical trial comparing endovenous laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation, foam sclerotherapy and surgical stripping for great saphenous varicose veins.
COPENHAGEN -- Superior 5-year outcomes for great saphenous vein reflux were achieved with conventional surgery and endovenous laser ablation as compared with ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy in a randomized trial, Dr.
Prospective Randomized Efficacy of Ultrasound-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy Compared with Ultrasound-Guided Liquid Sclerotherapy in the Treatment of Symptomatic Venous Malformations.
But the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) now advises local anaesthetic and blocking the main vein with heat, either radiofrequency or laser or with a chemical which is ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy.
Male varicocele: transcatheter foam sclerotherapy with sodium tetradecyl sulfate--outcome in 244 patients," Radiology, vol.
Open surgical treatment of varicose veins, known as ligation and stripping, is more painful than newer options such as endovenous laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation, and foam sclerotherapy.
Earnshaw; Randomised Clinical Trial of Foam Sclerotherapy for Patients with a Venous Leg Ulcer; Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2010) 39, 495e499
Foam sclerotherapy involves injecting foam into the vein that inflames the lining of the wall and seals the vessel.
LOS ANGELES -- Visual disturbances reported by patients after foam sclerotherapy are migrainous aura and should not be confused with cerebrovascular events, a small, prospective, multicenter study suggests.