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The aim of this study is to evaluate the long-term effects of endovenous steam ablation (EVSA). Postoperative data at 3-4 year follow-up will be collected from patients treated with EVSA.
Endovenous steam ablation (EVSA) of saphenous veins (saphenous vein reflux) is one of the endothermal methods in the modern treatment of venous insufficiency. Good results and long-term follow-up have been published for endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA), while long-term effects of EVSA are less documented. Therefore, the aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of EVSA in 200 consecutive patients treated with EVSA and conduct prospective evaluations at 3-4 year follow-up. Standardized and validated measures will be compared to preoperative measures to evaluate change in patient-reported and clinical outcomes over time.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Endovenous steam ablation
Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital
Not yet recruiting
Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-26T05:53:21-0400
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Enlarged and tortuous VEINS.
Skin breakdown or ulceration caused by varicose veins in which there is too much hydrostatic pressure in the superficial venous system of the leg. Venous hypertension leads to increased pressure in the capillary bed, transudation of fluid and proteins into the interstitial space, altering blood flow and supply of nutrients to the skin and subcutaneous tissues, and eventual ulceration.
The sodium salts of the fatty acids in cod liver oil; an irritant and sclerosing agent used to treat varicose veins and arthritic joints.
An anionic surface-active agent used for its wetting properties in industry and used in medicine as an irritant and sclerosing agent for hemorrhoids and varicose veins.
Treatment of varicose veins, hemorrhoids, gastric and esophageal varices, and peptic ulcer hemorrhage by injection or infusion of chemical agents which cause localized thrombosis and eventual fibrosis and obliteration of the vessels.