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No Need To Cover Your Legs Anymore...

The Vein Clinic is a group of consultant vascular surgeons who specialise in vein treatments.

Our specialists are accredited with The Ireland Medical Council and have a particular interest in venous disease. They offer you private treatment for varicose veins, thread veins and facial veins. Included in our ranks are leading experts on vein problems.

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No Need to Cover Your Legs - Expert Treatment of Varicose Veins and Thread Veins
Expert Management of Vein Problems...

The most modern methods of diagnosis and management of vein disorders are used in the Vein Clinic.

Our specialists are recognised by private medical insurance companies for the treatment of symptomatic vein problems. For those not insured we offer affordable packages for all our procedures. Cosmetic treatments are offered at competitive rates.

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Expert Management of Vein Problems - Expert Treatment of Varicose Veins and Thread Veins
Varicose Vein Treatments, Without Surgery...

Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy and RF Ablation are modern treatments for for varicose veins which are performed as outpatient procedures.

These allow you to carry on life as normal; there is little or no discomfort and minimal bruising afterwards.

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Varicose Vein Treatments, Without Surgery - Expert Treatment of Varicose Veins and Thread Veins

Microfoam Ultrasound-Guided Sclerotherapy Treatment

Objective:

The objective was to analyze the effectiveness of foam ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy treatment in saphenous veins and tributary veins with a diameter at the saphenofemoral or saphenopopliteal junction of <10 mm and compare these results with a subgroup of veins with diameters of <10 mm.

Methods:

A subgroup of 17 saphenous veins with a diameter at the saphenofemoral or saphenopopliteal junction of <10 mm were compared with a subgroup of 98 saphenous veins with a diameter of <10 mm at the saphenofemoral or saphenopopliteal junction for clinical efficacy and patient satisfaction at a
mean 2-year follow-up.

Results:

A mean number of 2.15 treatments utilizing an average of 8.37 mL of foam sclerosing solution (3% sodium tetradecyl sulfate) were required to close all incompetent varicose veins in the <10-mm group versus a mean of 2.8 treatments and 13.9 mL foam (3% sodium tetradecyl sulfate) for the <10-mm group. A total of 27.5% of saphenous veins of o10 mm and 37.5% of saphenous veins  10 mm required a second treatment at 3 months. One-hundred percent of patients believed that their legs were successfully treated at 2-year follow-up in both groups with 94% of the <10-mm group noting improvements in quality of life and 100% in the 10-mm group.

Conclusions:

Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy is effective in treating all sizes of varicose veins with high patient satisfaction and improvement in quality of life. Duplex ultrasound findings demonstrated a small increase in failure to close the saphenofemoral or saphenopopliteal junction with increasing size of junction diameter, but this does not significantly alter the results with respect to clearance of visible varicosities and patient satisfaction with results.


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