sclerotherapy


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scle·ro·ther·a·py

(sklē'rō-ther'ă-pē),
Treatment involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.
Synonym(s): sclerosing therapy

sclerotherapy

/scle·ro·ther·a·py/ (sklēr″o-ther´ah-pe) injection of a chemical irritant into a vein to produce inflammation and eventual fibrosis and obliteration of the lumen, as for treatment of hemorrhoids.

sclerotherapy

(sklîr′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
Treatment, as for varicose veins, involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.

sclerotherapy

[-ther′əpē]
Etymology: Gk, skleros, hard, therapeia, treatment
the use of sclerosing chemicals to treat varicosities such as hemorrhoids or esophageal varices. The agent produces inflammation and later fibrosis and obliteration of the lumen.
An injection therapy used by some health professionals to treat various types of chronic pain

sclerotherapy

The use of a sclerosing agent to induce fibrous obliteration of pathologic blood vessels–eg, hemorrhoids or esophageal varices. See Endoscopic sclerotherapy, Injection sclerotherapy.

scle·ro·ther·a·py

(sklerō-thāră-pē)
Treatment involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues; commonly used for pediatric vascular and lymphatic malformations and adult hemorrhoids and varicose veins.

sclerotherapy

A treatment for varicose veins in which the affected veins are injected with a solution that causes inflammation of the vein lining, clotting of the contained blood and closure of the vein.

sclerotherapy (skl·rō·theˑ·r·pē),

n a treatment in which a mildly ir-ritating substance (a proliferant) is injected into osseus-ligamentous junc-tions or into weak connective tissues. The body's response to the irritant includes increased blood flow and tissue strengthening. Also called
reconstructive therapy. See also proliferant.

scle·ro·ther·a·py

(sklerō-thāră-pē)
Treatment involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.

sclerotherapy,

n the use of sclerosing chemicals to treat such varicosities as hemorrhoids and esophageal varices.

sclerotherapy

the injection of sclerosing agents.
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After a sclerotherapy session, patients can expect to see results develop for up to eight weeks, at which time additional sessions may be scheduled for further improvement.
After we explained the therapeutic options to the patient, he agreed to undergo antegrade scrotal sclerotherapy.
twitter Join us on @LIVECHONEWS Sclerotherapy involves injecting the vein with a substance, Sclerovein, which closes the vessel down.
22) To ensure satisfactory long-term results, most Endovenous Laser Treatment patients will require some sclerotherapy in conjunction with Endovenous Laser Treatment to treat their varicose and smaller veins.
Endoscopic variceal band ligation is safer than sclerotherapy, but the diameter of the band applicator makes it impossible to insert the applicator into the small oesophagus of children aged <3 years.
A proven treatment since the 1930s, sclerotherapy remains the primary effective treatment for spider veins.
Between March 2006 and June 2011, 42 patients with 45 symptomatic simple renal cysts who reported to our center, were treated with percutaneous aspiration and ethanol sclerotherapy.
Sclerotherapy is the process of injecting a chemical substance into a vein to induce an inflammation, which eventually causes the offending vein(s) to seal shut, harden and eventually disintegrate.
In the study, a headache specialist analyzed questionnaires that were completed by 20 consecutive patients who reported visual disturbances after undergoing foam sclerotherapy at 11 French outpatient phlebology clinics.
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Dermatologists have achieved a significant success in improving the appearance of ageing hands by using sclerotherapy, a longstanding treatment for spider veins.
This textbook on foam sclerotherapy outlines the effectiveness of this medical development in the treatment of varicose veins, and how its ease of implementation has revolutionized the field of phlebotomy.