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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
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sclerotherapy

(sklîr′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
Treatment, as for varicose veins, involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.
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An injection therapy used by some health professionals to treat various types of chronic pain
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

scle·ro·ther·a·py

(sklerō-thāră-pē)
Treatment involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In foam sclerotherapy, the surgeon injects a solution into the vein, which scars it, forcing the blood to find an alternate route.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of cryoablation of VM and FAVA either as a primary modality or as second-line treatment after sclerotherapy.
Gastroscopy findings revealed acute esophageal variceal hemorrhage and he underwent sclerotherapy followed by a slow infusion (100 [micro]g/h) of intravenous octreotide.
Various treatment modalities are available, including sclerotherapy, cryotherapy, excision, radiotherapy, and embolization.
Our non-surgical medical procedures include Endovenous Laser Treatment and Ultrasound-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy, which is the future of vein care available today at Vein911[R].
Sclerotherapy and resection are not primary therapies in most patients.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of injections Sclerotherapy (IST) and rubber band ligation (RBL) for the treatment of 2nd degree haemorrhoids in terms of improvement in symptoms severity score (SS score) in OPD patients.
If total excision of the mass is not available, multiple operations, combination of surgery and sclerotherapy, or consecutive sclerotherapies can be applied (1).
Various treatment modalities have been advocated, including percutaneous sclerotherapy (10-12).
Currently available therapeutic interventions for EVB, such as endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS) and endoscopic variceal ligation, cannot completely prevent the recurrence of bleeding owing to uncontrollable portal pressure (2).