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Leg Vein Surgery : Reviewing the Newest Medical Innovation

With comments by Dr YV Popov, MD, FCS (SA), specialist surgeon with expertise in phlebology and founder of the Medi-Clinic Morningside Vein Clinic.

Chronic Venous Disease, Venous Reflux and Venous Hypertension are commonly occurring and interrelated conditions caused by factors such as genetic inheritance, obesity and pregnancy. It affects both sexes, standing professionals and older persons.

These diseases affect primarily the superficial vein system (the Saphenous System). The major cause of Varicose Veins is Venous Reflux disease of the Great Saphenous vein, a vein that runs from the ankle to the groin in each leg.
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Clinic Highlights New Way Of Treating Veins

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MORNINGSIDE – A relatively new method of effectively treating troublesome veins using a simple procedure has been brought to light.

This is according to Morningside Medi-Clinic which highlighted the new treatment known as radiofrequency ablation. It is a relatively unheard of procedure and according to Lisa West of the clinic, is a vast improvement from traditional treatment of veins

“The traditional method of treating veins is vein-stripping performed in-theatre involving general anaesthetic,while this procedure provides more permanent results and is a walk-in-and-walk-out procedure with almost zero recovery time,” she explained.
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Leg Vein Surgery: The Newest Medical Innovation

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Four out of ten people suffer from varicose veins, caused by factors like genetic inheritance, obesity and pregnancy. It affects both sexes, standing professionals and older persons.

Most cases of varicose veins result from venous reflux disease caused by incompetent valves in the great saphenous vein which runs from the ankle to the groin in each leg. This incompetent vein causes blood to congregate and results in the leg veins bulging. It’s not only unsightly, it often causes leg pain, ulcerations and swelling. It may affect one or both legs.

Never fear, your answer is here in the form of the minimally-invasive surgery, called the radiofrequency ablation procedure (RFA) also known as the VNUS ClosureFast.
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