A proof-of-concept study of the VeinScrew: A new percutaneous venous closure device.

@article{Boersma2017APS,
  title={A proof-of-concept study of the VeinScrew: A new percutaneous venous closure device.},
  author={Doeke Boersma and Gert Jan de Borst and Frans L Moll},
  journal={Vascular},
  year={2017},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={105-109}
}
Objective This study evaluated the concept of percutaneous closure of insufficient veins using the VeinScrew principle. Methods The VeinScrew is designed to place a spring-shaped implant that contracts and clamps around the vein. The ability of the device to occlude adequately was tested in a bench model experiment. The feasibility of accurate placement and adequate venous occlusion was evaluated in an animal experiment and in a human cadaveric experiment. Results The VeinScrew implant occluded… CONTINUE READING
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