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Spider veins-Sclerotherapy

Who requires this procedure ?

This procedure is indicated in patients suffering with spider veins which are small calibered bluish veins seen more commonly in females.

What is the underlying problem?

Some women have a propensity to develop these veins because of the hormonal changes, overweight and multiple pregnancies.

What are the consequences of postponing / worst complication if left untreated?

The spider veins cause cramping vein and worsens the quality of life.

How is it diagnosed?

Clinical examination followed by Ultrasound scan.

What are the steps of procedure?

Venous channels are sealed by using Foam sclerotherapy.

Why endovascular approach?

Interventional radiology offers percutaneous embolization done through a 3mm hole under local anesthesia as a day care procedure.