Tag: varicose veins

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The evolution of varicose vein treatment: From 19th century ligation to...

The last two decades have seen a major revolution in the treatment of varicose veins and venous reflux disease—and we may be on the...
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MOCAP linked with improved quality of life and fewer reinterventions for...

A study presented at the European Society for Vascular Surgery’s annual meeting (ESVS; 25–28 September, Valencia, Spain) has concluded that mechanochemical ablation with concomitant...

Combining VVSymQ and VCSS scores: A valid method to predict...

The utility of combining patient- and physician-reported scores to stratify disease severity and treatment rationale in patients with varicose veins has been highlighted in...

Surgery better than foam sclerotherapy in patients with isolated AASV varicosis...

One of the first randomised controlled trials comparing two therapeutic regimes—surgery and foam sclerotherapy—in patients with anterior accessory saphenous vein (AASV) varicosis, has found...

Study reports two- to threefold reduction of varicose veins in pregnant...

A new randomised controlled trial evaluated the preventative effect of compression stockings during pregnancy on the incidence of varicose veins as well as venous...

Comparing treatment methods for great saphenous varicose veins at five years

Venous News caught up with Lars Rasmussen (Danish Vein Centres, Denmark) at the European Venous Forum (EVF; 29 June–1 July, Porto, Portugal) to hear...

UK NICE varicose veins clinical guidelines drive “considerable increase” in leg...

Research published in Phlebology has indicated that the 2013 UK varicose veins clinical guidelines have led to “a considerable increase” in leg ulcer patient referrals,...

BTG’s Varithena launched in Canada

Following Health Canada regulatory approval, BTG is to launch its polidocanol injectable foam (Varithena), a drug/device combination product used to treat varicose veins, in...

WAVES trial shows 100% vein closure at one month with short...

A post-market evaluation of the VenaSeal closure system (Medtronic) has found that, at one month, 100% of treated veins remained closed, quality of life...