Semin intervent Radiol 2021; 38(02): 160-166
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1727151
Review Article

Ambulatory Phlebectomy and Sclerotherapy as Tools for the Treatment of Varicose Veins and Telangiectasias

R. Hampton Andrews
1  Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Robert G. Dixon
2  Interventional Radiology Program, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Treatment of chronic venous disease is a fascinating and rewarding undertaking. Once the truncal reflux is addressed, several options are available that can be used to treat the associated ulcers, varicosities, reticular veins, and telangiectasias. This review will focus on two widely employed procedures: ambulatory phlebectomy and sclerotherapy.

Publication History

Publication Date:
03 June 2021 (online)

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