sodium tetradecyl sulphate


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sodium tetradecyl sulphate

A sclerosing substance that can be injected into segments of emptied varicose veins so as to close them off and relieve symptoms. A brand name is Fibro-vein.
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All the patients who were injected autologous blood responded well to this treatment regime.Three out of 19 patients were treated with sodium tetradecyl sulphate STD sclerosing agent, patients got relieved from recurrent dislocation with this method.
Table 1 Results of sclerotherapy with sodium tetradecyl sulphate in pyogenic granuloma (n=35).