This procedure is a type of foam sclerotherapy that is approved by the FDA for treating large varicose veins of the legs including this saphenous vein. The solution is introduced into the vein under ultrasound guidance which is used to guide the solution and visualize its effect. Other than a compression stocking post-procedurally, it requires no anesthesia and return to activity is immediate.

Duration: varies

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