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Distribution and prevalence of reflux in the superficial and deep venous system in the general population--results from the Bonn Vein Study, Germany.
OBJECTIVE Venous diseases are among the most frequent diseases in the general population of industrialized countries. The aim of this article is to investigate the population-based prevalence ofExpand
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First results with a new 1470-nm diode laser for endovenous ablation of incompetent saphenous veins
Introduction Most of the published EVLA data concern 810, 940, 980 nm diode lasers and 1064 or 1320 nm Nd:Yag laser systems. Major side effects are postoperative pain and bruising. The aim of thisExpand
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Endovenous laser ablation of great saphenous veins using a 1470 nm diode laser and the radial fibre – follow-up after six months
Background Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) is an efficient method to treat insufficient great saphenous veins (GSV) with high occlusion rates.1–5 Most studies used 810, 940 or 980 nm diode lasersExpand
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1470 nm diode laser for endovenous ablation (EVLA) of incompetent saphenous veins - a prospective randomized pilot study comparing warm and cold tumescence anaesthesia.
BACKGROUND Major side effects after endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) are pain and bruising. Low temperature of the tumescence fluid might cause additional venous constriction and a cooling effectExpand
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Guidelines of the First International Consensus Conference on Endovenous Thermal Ablation for Varicose Vein Disease – ETAV Consensus Meeting 2012
Aim: Endovenous thermal ablation (ETA) procedures are catheter-directed, ultrasound (US)-guided thermal methods for treatment in varicose veins disease. Radiofrequency, laser or steam energyExpand
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Does laser power influence the results of endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) of incompetent saphenous veins with the 1 470-nm diode laser? A prospective randomized study comparing 15 and 25 W.
AIM Major side effects after endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) are pain and bruising. The aim of this study was to compare outcome and side effects after EVLA of incompetent great saphenous veinsExpand
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[Severe acute pancreatitis: role for laparoscopic surgery].
UNLABELLED Minimally invasive surgery is a new and promising treatment modality in the management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis (SAP). Aim of our study was the evaluation of our firstExpand
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