The incidence and outcome of endothermal heat-induced thrombosis after endovenous laser ablation.

@article{Kane2014TheIA,
  title={The incidence and outcome of endothermal heat-induced thrombosis after endovenous laser ablation.},
  author={Katherine Kane and Tammy J. Fisher and Monica M Bennett and William Shutze and Taylor D. Hicks and Brad Grimsley and Dennis Gable and Greg S Pearl and Bettye L. Smith},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={
          1744-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) of the saphenous vein has become one of the preferred treatments for treating saphenous vein reflux that has resulted in symptomatic lower extremity venous insufficiency or varicose veins. This procedure was noted during initial reports to have a low incidence of postoperative thrombosis of the femoral or popliteal vein adjacent to the treated great saphenous vein (GSV) or small saphenous vein (SSV). Later clinical experience suggested that the actual… CONTINUE READING
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