Compression Sclerotherapy for Large Veins and Perforators

  • Joseph G. Sladen
  • J. D. S. Reid


Large varicose veins and incompetent perforators have been injected effectively since the early 1950s when Sigg1 added compression to sclerotherapy. Henry and Fegan reported success in the treatment of venous ulcers in 1971.2 The procedure described in this chapter is an “empty vein” technique used by the above mentioned practitioners.


Varicose Vein Venous Disease Venous Insufficiency Large Vein Venous Ulcer 
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