Ann Surg 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Galway, Ireland Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland Lambe Institute for Translational Discipline of Surgery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland Department of Vascular Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.
Objective: To determine the most effective modality of intervention to treat saphenous vein insufficiency.
Summary Background Data: Endovenous therapies have instigated a paradigm shift in the management of superficial venous incompetence (SVI). When compared with open surgery, endovenous interventions (foam sclerotherapy (FS), radiofrequency ablation (RFA), endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), mechanochemical ablation (MOCA), and cyanoacrylate glue (CAE) closure) potentially offer reduced morbidity with similar procedural efficacy. Read More