Last updated on May 2018

Lower Limb Venous Insufficiency and the Effect of Radiofrequency Treatment Versus Open Surgery


Brief description of study

200 patients with insufficient great saphenous veins will be randomized to either radiofrequency ablation or high ligation/stripping (open surgery). They will be examined according to standardized examination protocol Venous Clinical Severity Score (VCSS), with duplex ultrasound and plethysmography pre- and postoperatively (1-month, 1-, 3 and 5 years). They are to fill questionnaires EuroQol 5 Dimensions (EQ-5D) and disease specific Aberdeen Varicose Vein Questionnaire (AVVQ).

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02397226

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Oskar Nelzén, MD

University Hospital Link ping
Linköping, Sweden
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Oskar Nelzén, MD

Vrinnevisjukhuset
Norrköping, Sweden
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Recruitment Status: Open


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