Spezifische Indikationen zur Schaumsklerosierung

Translated title of the contribution: Specific indications for foam sclerotherapy


BACKGROUND: Foam sclerotherapy is well established in the treatment of varicose veins of different sizes.

METHODS: A literature review was performed to determine which specific indications for foam sclerotherapy exist.

RESULTS: Treatment of venous leg ulcers, varices that might rupture, varicose veins in geriatric patients, pudendal veins and seroma could be determined as specific indications for foam sclerotherapy.

CONCLUSION: In some indications, foam sclerotherapy is the treatment option of first choice. It is an effective and safe treatment option.

Translated title of the contributionSpecific indications for foam sclerotherapy
Original languageGerman
Issue number8
Pages (from-to)621-624
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 08.2017


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