Anatomische Herausforderungen der Schaumsklerosierung von Varizen

Translated title of the contribution: Anatomic challenges of foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins

B. Kahle*

*Corresponding author for this work


Background: Foam sclerotherapy is well established in the treatment of varicose veins of different sizes. Methods: A literature review was performed to determine whether specific anatomical findings could be a limitation for foam sclerotherapy. Results: The following anatomical aspects are relevant as a potential limitation for foam sclerotherapy: treatment of pudendal veins, varicose veins in patients with chronic lymphedema and lymph fistulas. Conclusion: In some indications foam sclerotherapy is the treatment of choice. It is an effective and safe treatment option.

Translated title of the contributionAnatomic challenges of foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins
Original languageGerman
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)20-23
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 01.01.2020

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Infection and Inflammation Research (ZIEL)


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