Varicose Veins: Complications, Management and Treatment
Some of the complications that may develop are known to be Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Lipodermatosclerosis and Venous ulcer.
It is recommended to have a Duplex/Doppler ultrasound test to be done to rule out DVT.
The treatment of a patient is prescribed based on the severity of the condition and general fitness for surgery.
The treatment options for Varicose Veins are:
Open Varicose Vein surgery/Trendelenburg’s surgery
Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery (SEPS)
Endovenous Laser Surgery (EVL)
Sclerosant Injection Therapy