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What Are Effective Treatments for Painful Varicose Veins?

Title: What Are Effective Treatments for Painful Varicose Veins?.
Name(s): Gonzalez, David, author
Rodríguez, Jose, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2010
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Several ablative therapies are effective. However, endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) has a higher 5-year success rate than surgical stripping, ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy (UGFS), and radiofre-quency ablation (RFA). EVLA is also associated with less postoperative pain, and results a faster improvement in health-related quality of life when compared with surgery. (SOR A, based on a meta-analysis.) Compression stockings are not as effective as ablative therapy. (SOR A, based on a meta-analysis.)
Identifier: FSU_migr_fmr-0029 (IID)
Keywords: varicose veins, treatment, endovenous laser ablation
Note: Originally published in Evidence Based Practice
Citation: Gonzalez, D., & Rodríguez, J. E. (2010). What are effective treatments for painful varicose veins? Evidence Based Practice, 13(7): 8-9.
Subject(s): Cardiology
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases
Medical sciences
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Family Medicine and Rural Health Faculty Publications.
Is Part Of: Evidence Based Practice.
Issue: 7, 13

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