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Successful ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy for vulval and leg varicosities secondary to ovarian vein reflux: a case study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21075823     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pelvic varicose veins secondary to ovarian vein reflux are common and can present with clinical pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS). After assessment with duplex ultrasound and venography, treatment often involves surgical ovarian vein ligation and more recently embolization of the ovarian vein(s) followed by ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy (UGFS) of the pelvic tributaries. This paper presents one out of many PCS patients treated with UGFS of the pelvic tributaries alone, with clinically symptomatic improvement.
P Paraskevas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Phlebology / Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1758-1125     ISO Abbreviation:  Phlebology     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-17     Completed Date:  2011-04-25     Revised Date:  2011-11-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9012921     Medline TA:  Phlebology     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Vein Health Medical Clinic, Melbourne, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Ovary / blood supply,  ultrasonography
Ultrasonography, Doppler*
Varicose Veins* / pathology,  therapy,  ultrasonography
Vulva / blood supply*,  ultrasonography*

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