Efficacy and safety of sclerotherapy using polidocanol foam: a controlled clinical trial.

@article{Als2006EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of sclerotherapy using polidocanol foam: a controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Juan Ignacio Al{\'o}s and Patricia Mesas Carre{\~n}o and Juan Antonio Acu{\~n}a L{\'o}pez and Bego{\~n}a Estadella and Mateu Serra-Prat and J Marinel-Lo},
  journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          101-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and safety of sclerotherapy performed with polidocanol foam compared to liquid polidocanol. METHODS Controlled clinical trial with 1 year follow up in which each patient acted as his/her own control. A total of 75 patients (six men and 69 women) with reticular or postoperative varices were enrolled and sclerotherapy was performed with liquid and with foam (Tessari method) using the same quantity of sclerosant for homogeneous varicose regions, to a total of 150… CONTINUE READING

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