• surgery
  • Sclerotherapy may be done alone or as a follow-up to surgery. (northshore.org)
  • Sclerotherapy costs less than surgery, requires no hospital stay, and allows a quicker return to work and normal activities. (northshore.org)
  • You may have a few fragments left, which can be treated with sclerotherapy (or, rarely, another surgery) during your follow-up visits. (dryoho.com)
  • This paper reports a case of a 48-year-old female patient with intramuscular hemangioma in the upper lip, treated with sclerotherapy and subsequent complementary surgery. (hindawi.com)
  • Patients
  • Patients usually experience a slight itching sensation as the sclerotherapy solution starts to take effect. (nbc12.com)
  • George Fegan in the 1960s reported treating over 13,000 patients with sclerotherapy, significantly advancing the technique by focussing on fibrosis of the vein rather than thrombosis, concentrating on controlling significant points of reflux, and emphasizing the importance of compression of the treated leg. (wikipedia.org)
  • technique
  • This technique has been attributed to Dr Robert Muller a Swiss dermatologist who started experimenting with this technique in the mid-fifties of the last century because he was unsatisfied with the results of sclerotherapy. (wikipedia.org)