VenaSeal Closure System (VenaSeal System) belongs among the most modern permanent therapy methods. The VenaSeal system treatment is intended for patients with a broad spectrum of ailments. From unwanted aesthetic defects, stem and tubular varicose veins, to itching, cramps and swelling of the limbs. NEW!
VenaSeal Closure System (VenaSeal System) belongs among the most modern permanent treatments of varicose veins of lower extremities, which are closed using a special adhesive cyanoacrylate polymer. VenaSeal procedure is intended for patients with a broad spectrum of ailments. From unwanted aesthetic defects, stem and tubular varicose veins, to itching, cramps and swelling of the limbs, as well as advanced stages with developed pigmentations, chronic atrophy and inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue, ongoing or healed venous ulcers. What is the procedure? During the VenaSeal procedure, under sterile conditions, the doctor will insert a catheter via a puncture in your skin directly into the affected vein and subsequently after a correct positioning he will apply a small amount of adhesive into the treated vein. Ultrasound will be used during the procedure to guide and position the catheter.
After the administration of the adhesive, the treated vein is manually compressed by an ultrasound probe. The effect is immediate. A polymerization is taking place, hardening of the adhesive, which leads to a permanent closure of the respective vein. After treatment, the catheter is removed from the vein and bandage placed over the puncture site. After treatment, the patient leaves without a need for special compression sock, also the intervention is performed without the use of general or tumescent anaesthesia.
Who is the VenaSeal sysem intended for?
VenaSeal is made for a broad spectrum of patients known to have venous valve incompetence with symptoms of venous reflux. When does the VenaSeal system cannot be used? VenaSeal cannot be used in patients with known sensitivity to cyanoacrylates, in patients with acute inflammatory disease and in those with acute inflammation of superficial or thrombotic deep veins.
What are the risks?
Allergic reaction to administered material in the form of rash, dyspnoea, nausea or even anaphylaxis. Deep vein thrombosis, swelling of the treated extremity, embolization of the material with possible pulmonary embolism.
Arteriovenous fistula, bleeding from the site of insertion, hematoma in the site of insertion, local pigmentation, infection of the puncture site, pain, paraesthesia, phlebitis, superficial thrombophlebitis, rash or even venous ulcer at the site of puncture, visible scar. In conclusion we can say that the VenaSeal system offers fast, comfortable and permanent solution for a chronic venous insufficiency and without the need for local or general anaesthesia or compression elastic stocking.