sclerosing injection


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sclerosing injection

The injection into a vessel or into a tissue of a substance that will bring about obliteration of the vessel or hardening of the tissues used, e.g., to manage esophageal varices or malignant pleural effusions.
See also: injection
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High volume ultrasound-guided injections also target the neovascularization in abnormal tendons similar to sclerosing injections. In high volume injections, the goal is to mechanically hinder the neovascularization process by injecting a large volume of fluid between the deep aspect of the patellar tendon and Hoffa's body.
Sclerosing injections to areas of neo-vascularisation reduce pain in chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a double-blind randomised controlled trial.
The treatment of intermetatarsal neuromas with 4% alcohol sclerosing injections. J Foot Ankle Surg.