Preliminary experience with a new sclerosing foam in the treatment of varicose veins.

@article{Tessari2001PreliminaryEW,
  title={Preliminary experience with a new sclerosing foam in the treatment of varicose veins.},
  author={Lorenzo Tessari and Attilio Cavezzi and Alessandro Frullini},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={58-60}
}
BACKGROUND Recently a new method of using a foam sclerosing agent for the treatment of leg veins has been described. We present a pilot study of a new technique for producing the sclerosing foam (Tessari's method) (SFT) and its use in sclerotherapy of major and minor varicosities. OBJECTIVE A preliminary multicenter experience of sclerotherapy performed by means of this new kind of sclerosing foam made of purified sodium tetradecylsulfate is described. The authors evaluated the safety and… CONTINUE READING