Meta-analysis of endovenous radiofrequency obliteration of the great saphenous
vein in primary varicosis.
The presence of sapheno- femoral reflux and diameters of the great saphenous
vein above the level of the knee were confirmed by two-dimensional ultrasound examination (model SSA-770A ultrasound system; Toshiba, Tokyo, Japan).
The multicenter study included 224 randomized legs belonging to symptomatic patients with a target great saphenous
vein diameter of at least 5 mm.
Nonocclusion and Early Reopening of the Great Saphenous
Vein After Endovenous Laser Treatment is Fluence Dependant.
Ligation plus stripping of the great saphenous
vein results in significant improvement in venous haemodynamics, may eliminate concomitant deep venous reflux, provides symptomatic relief, and assists in ulcer healing.
The anatomical relationship between the saphenous nerve and the great saphenous
Endovenous laser ablation: Does standar above-knee great saphenous
vein ablation provide optimum results in patients with both above- and below-knee reflux?
The DVD has instructional videos on ultrasound techniques, sclerotherapy procedures, endovenous techniques, stab plebectomy, classic stripping of the Great Saphenous
Vein, and application of compression bandages.
A previous ultrasound showed no evidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), but did reveal reflux along the left great saphenous
vein from the saphenofemoral junction to the ankle.
Randomized trial comparing endovenous laser ablation of the great saphenous
vein with high ligation and stripping in patients with varicose veins: short-term results.
Endovenous ablation of the great saphenous
vein has revolutionized the way that we care for the venous patient," said Thomas F.
Participants had surgery for incompetence of the great saphenous
vein (102 limbs) or small saphenous vein (11 limbs).
However, when the spider veins are found in the distribution of a large troncal vein, such as the great saphenous
vein (GSV), it is recommended that DUS be performed.
Eklof, Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Endovenous Laser Ablation, Radiofrequency Ablation, Foam Sclerotherapy and Surgical Stripping for Great Saphenous
Most of the patients showed varicosities within the great saphenous