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3-4 Year Outcomes Following Endovenous Steam Ablation for Venous Insufficiency

2016-10-26 05:53:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Description

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.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Varicose Veins

Intervention

Endovenous steam ablation

Location

Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital
Oslo
Norway
0440

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-26T05:53:21-0400

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