Radiofrequency ablation for uncomplicated varicose veins.

@article{Gohel2009RadiofrequencyAF,
  title={Radiofrequency ablation for uncomplicated varicose veins.},
  author={Manj S Gohel and Alun H Davies},
  journal={Phlebology},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 Suppl 1},
  pages={42-9}
}
In recent years, minimally invasive endovenous treatments have gained popularity in the treatment of superficial venous reflux. The perceived advantages of endovenous therapy include reduced pain, high vein occlusion rates, and early return to work and normal activities. Endovenous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) involves the delivery of thermal energy from a bipolar catheter to the venous segment to be treated. This technique has been available since 1998 and numerous devices and catheters are… CONTINUE READING