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Endovenous Ablation for Venous Stasis Ulcer Healing - FACTS
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

 

 

Endovenous radiofrequency ablation (Venefit Procedure, also known as VNUS Closure) is an alternative to vein stripping and has been shown to : 

 

  1. achieve ulcer healing rates 84% at 6 months follow up
  2. lower venous stasis ulcer recurrence rates

 

 

Endovenous laser ablation has been shown to increase ulcer healing rates to 81.5% at 12 months - versus baseline healing rates of venous stasis ulcers are 24% with compression treatment alone.


 

 

 

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