Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2013 • VOLUME 19 • №2

Foam sclerotherapy of truncal forms of varicose disease of lower limbs (review of foreign literature)

Baeshko A.A., Shestak I.G.

Department of Operative Surgery and Topographic Anatomy, Belorussian State Medical University, Minsk, Belorussia

Varicose disease of the lower limbs is a common pathology angiologists have to deal with. The last decade was marked by implementation into clinical practice of qualitatively novel technology – foam scleroobliteration of veins, which is based on injecting the preparation in the form of fine-dispersed foam. The authors analyse herein the results and possible complications of foam sclerotherapy of truncal forms of varicose disease.

KEY WORDS: varicosity, US-guided foam sclerotherapy, great saphenous vein.

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