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Bipolar radiofrequency-induced thermotherapy of great saphenous vein: Our initial experience.
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PMID:  23162247     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The incidence of varicose veins in lower limbs is increasing in the Indian subcontinent. With the advent of radiofrequency ablation (RFA), an effective minimally invasive technique is now available to treat varicose veins. RFA can be performed with either unipolar or bipolar probes. We present a simple technique for bipolar radiofrequency-induced thermotherapy of the great saphenous vein. This can be a safe and effective alternative to surgical procedures.
Authors:
Venkatesh Kasi; Tejas M Kalyanpur; Kaustubh Narsinghpura; Deyananda Chakravarthy; Pankaj Mehta; Mathew Cherian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Indian journal of radiology & imaging     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1998-3808     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Radiol Imaging     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-19     Completed Date:  2012-11-20     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503873     Medline TA:  Indian J Radiol Imaging     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  86-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
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