• For tiny spider veins (less than 1 mm, about the thickness of a needle), a combination of sclerotherapy and laser, called sclerolaser, is available. (medbroadcast.com)
  • It takes very little time to perform sclerotherapy and the recovery period is also very brief. (accuvein.com)
  • Comparisons between the results with ethanol and sodium tetradecyl sulfate and between sclerotherapy alone and sclerotherapy and resection combined were not done. (nih.gov)
  • Sclerotherapy was performed in an angiographic suite, under general anesthesia, using absolute ethanol and/or sodium tetradecyl sulfate. (nih.gov)
  • The outcomes remained unchanged on multivariate analysis even when controlling for volume of sodium morrhuate injected, patient age, gastrojejunostomy diameter, number of sclerotherapy sessions and number of years of follow-up. (sages.org)
  • In some cases, laser therapy or freezing (cryotherapy) may be used instead of sclerotherapy to treat small veins and spider veins. (cigna.com)
  • Sclerotherapy typically works best for small veins (less than 5mm. (wakehealth.edu)
  • The introduction of sclerosing agents that are mild enough to be used in small veins has made sclerotherapy predictable and relatively painless. (bodynew.com)
  • Visible veins give the impression of age and poor health and though many people wish to receive treatment, they are unaware of the safety, effectiveness, and lack of discomfort associated with newer sclerotherapy methods. (eventbrite.com)
  • A modified crossover design will be utilized with the intervention group receiving sclerotherapy, plus any additional, previously utilized standard treatment methods needed to control epistaxis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The control group will receive their current standard treatment methods, followed by delayed intervention with sclerotherapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • European guidelines for sclerotherapy in chronic venous disorders. (nih.gov)
  • In the late 1950s British physicians began to use endoscopic sclerotherapy to control active variceal bleeding. (annals.org)
  • Improved techniques, new, safer sclerosing agents, and high patient demand for in-office aesthetic procedures makes Sclerotherapy Training for nurses and physicians a must for any physician practice wishing to expand their services. (eventbrite.com)
  • Because of the possibility of side effects, Sclerotherapy should be done either by a physician experienced in sclerotherapy or by experienced nurses working under the direct supervision of experienced physicians. (stlouislaserveins.com)