Phlebology. Not considered independent medical specialty. A branch of surgery which deals with the treatment of venous pathologies and it involved General and vascular surgeons. The last time increasingly suggests that phlebology need to do only specially trained surgeons who have the necessary knowledge of modern features in this section surgery and can treat patients using conservative methods.
Over the past few years, ultrasound has changed many dangerous and complex examination of the veins. Thanks to this method it is possible to answer the main question - is there a blood clot in particular Vienna or not? It can be used to determine the characteristics of the venous outflow, which exist in the superficial or deep veins, as well as to identify the anatomy of the vessels, building plan surgical treatment.
Modern phlebology uses several methods of treatment:
Sclerotherapy is the most common method of treatment of varicose veins. It is the safest and most aesthetic way to get rid of all sorts of "snakes", "stars", as well as varicose veins. This method does not require incisions and leaves no scars behind.
All the technique reduces the exception of damaged veins from the bloodstream. To do this, the vein should be "glued together using a special substance called a sclerosant.
It is known that the results of sclerotherapy is often ahead of the surgery.
Phlebology uses phlebosclerosis very often, because it is a classic method of outpatient treatment of varicose veins of the legs. Combining excellent functional result, and also high cosmetic effect with a small financial cost is considered to be a distinctive feature of this method of treatment of varicose veins.
The hardening of the veins in the role of independent medical procedures can be performed in the case of isolated varicose tributaries of saphenous veins as well as small venous grids. It is periodically performed in the role of additional procedures immediately after surgical removal of veins, to improve the cosmetic result.
Contraindications to this procedure are acute or chronic infection, chronic diseases, pregnancy and diabetes.