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
› Author Affiliations

Abstract

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)

© 2021. Thieme. All rights reserved.

Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.
333 Seventh Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA