Pelvic Vein Embolisation in the Management of Varicose Veins

@article{Ratnam2008PelvicVE,
  title={Pelvic Vein Embolisation in the Management of Varicose Veins},
  author={Lakshmi Arumagum Ratnam and Petra Marsh and Judy M. Holdstock and Charmaine S. Harrison and Fuad F. Hussain and Mark S Whiteley and Anthony Lopez},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={1159-1164}
}
Pelvic vein incompetence is common in patients with atypical varicose veins, contributing to their recurrence after surgery. Therefore, refluxing pelvic veins should be identified and treated. We present our experience with pelvic vein embolisation in patients presenting with varicose veins. Patients presenting with varicose veins with a duplex-proven contribution from perivulval veins undergo transvaginal duplex sonography (TVUS) to identify refluxing pelvic veins. Those with positive scans… CONTINUE READING

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