Category: Phlebectomy

New Treatment Methods in Phlebology

phlebology

New Treatment Methods in Phlebology By Robert C. Kiser, DO, MSPH Phlebology is a rapidly advancing branch of medicine. It has been Just over 10 years that thermal closure techniques such as radiofrequency and laser ablation were invented, and now they are the standard of care for ablation of superficial venous insufficiency. Thermal closure is […] Read More

“If you ablate one vein will it cause reflux to occur in another?”

venous reflux disease

No, although many patients may have multiple areas of venous reflux involving multiple viens, once a single vein is treated the efficacy of that treatment is over 95%. In other words, once a vein is ablated, that vein will stay closed permanently. Ablation is a very durable solution. Other veins, may, however require additional treatments […] Read More

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