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Varicose vein disease is a common health problem, which causes much discomfort to patients.
Choice of treatment often depends on the referral preference of the General Practitioner. Until now data are missing which treatment is more cost effective. The current proposal aims at comparing the effects, costs and patient preferences between duplex guided foam sclerotherapy and surgery in the treatment of greater varicose veins.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Varicose Vein Disease
high ligation and stripping (surgery), FOAM
Maastricht University Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:38-0400
Through a prospective, multicenter RCT evaluate and compare the three new endovenous methods for great saphenous vein ablation (Radiofrequency, endovenous laser and foam sclerotherapy) ver...
Randomized controlled clinical trial aimed to compare the effectiveness and safety of radiofrequency, saphenous vein stripping and conservative hemodynamic treatment of venous insufficien...
This study will be comparing the treatment of varicose vein tributaries using either foam sclerotherapy or ambulatory phlebectomies. Patients will be randomised to having either ambulatory...
Foam sclerotherapy has been established as another option of treatment for varicose veins of the lower limbs. Its advantages are the application to patients with high surgical risk and imm...
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To investigate the effect of laparoscopic extraperitoneal (LSEP) high ligation of the spermatic vein in the treatment of varicocele.
A dry artificial sterile sponge of fibrin prepared by clotting with thrombin a foam or solution of fibrinogen. It is used in conjunction with thrombin as a hemostatic in surgery at sites where bleeding cannot be controlled by more common methods. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p648)
A surgical procedure or KERATOPLASTY involving selective stripping and replacement of diseased host DESCEMET MEMBRANE and CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM with a suitable and healthy donor posterior lamella. The advantage to this procedure is that the normal corneal surface of the recipient is retained, thereby avoiding corneal surface incisions and sutures.
A short thick vein formed by union of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein.
Left RENAL VEIN compression between the AORTA, ABDOMINAL and the SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY. Variable symptoms include HYPERTENSION, RENOVASCULAR; HEMATURIA; and VARICOSE VEINS.
Blockage of the RETINAL VEIN. Those at high risk for this condition include patients with HYPERTENSION; DIABETES MELLITUS; ATHEROSCLEROSIS; and other CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
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