Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Veins


Learn about radiofrequency ablation therapy for varicose veins. Mr Braithwaite explains the procedure performed at the Nottingham Treatment Centre as a walk in walk out operation.

Radiofrequency ablation catheters cannot be easily passed along a tortuous superficial vein; therefore, the procedure is principally of use in the treatment of truncal varicose veins, such as the great saphenous vein. Radiofrequency ablation is also used with small saphenous vein incompetence.

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