You need to treat your Incompetent Perforator Veins
Ultrasound Guided Injection

Below is some helpful information if your physician has recommended you an Ultrasound Guided Injection to treat your Incompetent Perforator Veins…

A Brief

Generally, Previous surgical techniques would be used to manage cases suffer from venous ulcerations or severe lipodermatosclerosis. These techniques would be a surgical ligation or subfascial endoscopic surgery to eliminate the incompetent perforator veins.

Currently, Effective and less invasive alternatives to obliterate perforator veins is available. Ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy(UGS).

UGS is clinically effective and results in improvement of the clinical state without the complications associated with other more invasive methods.

How the procedure happens?

Simply, an injection of the superficial varices with Sclerosing medicine using a syringe. Sclerosing medicine is mixed with air to make foam, for proper distribution in to varicose veins.

Are you a candidate for Ultrasound Guided Injection?

It can be carried out successfully in any patient with clinically significant venous disease no matter how elderly, frail, obese or ill they are.

  • Before the procedure
  • After Procedure Precautions
  • Do not use fake tanning products for at least 2 weeks prior to treatment.
  • If possible do not expose your legs to the sun without sun block (30+) for at least 1 week prior to treatment.
  • Avoid using oils or moisturizers on your legs on the day of your treatment.
  • You may prefer to wear trousers to your appointment, as they will conceal the compression stockings.
  • Please wear flat shoes or sports shoes so that you may walk comfortably after the procedure.
  • You must keep the compression stockings on for 2 days.
  • After two days ,wear the stocking during the day for the next two weeks.
  • Avoid sunbathing. Avoid hot Jacuzzi
  • We strongly suggest walking 30 – 60 minutes every day for the following 2 weeks.

Mild discomfort or aching for the first 24 hours after the injections is normal. You may take Tylenol, aspirin or ibuprofen if you experience discomfort.

Minor bruising around the injection site is normal.

Ultrasound Guided Injection Benefits

It is an effective and durable method of eliminating incompetent perforator veins and results in significant reduction of symptoms and signs as determined by venous clinical scores.
You can use it as an alternative to open interruption or subfascial endoscopic perforator
surgery with fewer skin and wound healing complications.

Living a Healthy Life after Ultrasound Guided Injection

Your physician can guide you living a healthier life with some life rewarding tips. Ask for your physician advice to have a better quality of life with Incompetent perforator veins.
Generally exercise would improve your blood circulation. A simple short walk helps circulate blood throughout your body.
Balance Diet is always important. Make sure that you take enough Vitamin C. It helps keep the veins healthy.

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