sclerosing solutions

Summary

Summary: Chemical agents injected into veins to cause localized thrombosis and eventual fibrosis and obliteration of the vessels. They are used in the treatment of varicose veins, hemorrhoids, gastric and esophageal varices, and peptic ulcer hemorrhage.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Sclerotherapy of a giant renal cyst with povidone-iodine
    Michael Peyromaure
    Department of Urology, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
    J Urol 168:2525. 2002
  2. ncbi [The use of echo-Foam-sclerotherapy for pathological refluxes in patients with lower limb varicose veins: early and long-term results]
    S M Belentsov
    Angiol Sosud Khir 13:57-60. 2007
  3. ncbi Treatment of patellar tendinopathy--a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Maria E H Larsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Physiotherapy, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1632-46. 2012
  4. ncbi Injection treatments for patellar tendinopathy
    Mathijs van Ark
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 45:1068-76. 2011
  5. ncbi Long-term results of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for gastric variceal bleeding and risky gastric varices: a 10-year experience
    Tomohiko Akahoshi
    Departments of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1702-9. 2008
  6. ncbi Aneurysmal bone cysts in children: complications of fibrosing agent injection
    Vicken Topouchian
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Robert Debre Hospital, 48 Bd Serurier, 75019 Paris, France
    Radiology 232:522-6. 2004
  7. ncbi Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric fundal varices with hemorrhage
    Mikiya Kitamoto
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Hiroshima University School of Medicine, 1 2 3 Kasumi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1167-74. 2002
  8. ncbi Sclerotherapy for simple cysts with use of ethanolamine oleate: preliminary experience
    Kiyosei Yamamoto
    Department of Radiology, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:751-5. 2005
  9. ncbi Immediate and midterm complications of sclerotherapy: report of a prospective multicenter registry of 12,173 sclerotherapy sessions
    Jean Jerome Guex
    Société Française de Phlébologie, Paris, France
    Dermatol Surg 31:123-8; discussion 128. 2005
  10. ncbi Long-term results of single-session percutaneous drainage and ethanol sclerotherapy in simple renal cysts
    Devrim Akinci
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Shhiye, Ankara TR 06100, Turkey
    Eur J Radiol 54:298-302. 2005

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  1. ncbi Sclerotherapy of a giant renal cyst with povidone-iodine
    Michael Peyromaure
    Department of Urology, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
    J Urol 168:2525. 2002
  2. ncbi [The use of echo-Foam-sclerotherapy for pathological refluxes in patients with lower limb varicose veins: early and long-term results]
    S M Belentsov
    Angiol Sosud Khir 13:57-60. 2007
    ..It was shown that Antistax attenuates main symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency and improves the quality of life...
  3. ncbi Treatment of patellar tendinopathy--a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Maria E H Larsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Physiotherapy, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1632-46. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically review, summarize, and compare treatments for patellar tendinopathy from published randomized controlled trials...
  4. ncbi Injection treatments for patellar tendinopathy
    Mathijs van Ark
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 45:1068-76. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to describe the different injection treatments, their rationales and the effectiveness of treating patellar tendinopathy...
  5. ncbi Long-term results of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for gastric variceal bleeding and risky gastric varices: a 10-year experience
    Tomohiko Akahoshi
    Departments of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1702-9. 2008
    ..We investigated the long-term effects of B-RTO on rebleeding, prevention of first bleeding, mortality and occurrence of risky esophageal varices (EVx)...
  6. ncbi Aneurysmal bone cysts in children: complications of fibrosing agent injection
    Vicken Topouchian
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Robert Debre Hospital, 48 Bd Serurier, 75019 Paris, France
    Radiology 232:522-6. 2004
    ..To report complications of direct fibrosing agent injection in the treatment of aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs) in children...
  7. ncbi Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric fundal varices with hemorrhage
    Mikiya Kitamoto
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Hiroshima University School of Medicine, 1 2 3 Kasumi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1167-74. 2002
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the clinical efficacy, feasibility, and complications of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for patients with hemorrhage from gastric fundal varices...
  8. ncbi Sclerotherapy for simple cysts with use of ethanolamine oleate: preliminary experience
    Kiyosei Yamamoto
    Department of Radiology, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:751-5. 2005
    ..Although two patients had a low-grade fever after sclerotherapy, it was easily controlled. It is suggested that the sclerotherapy with EO might be a safe, effective, well-tolerated treatment for symptomatic hepatic or renal cysts...
  9. ncbi Immediate and midterm complications of sclerotherapy: report of a prospective multicenter registry of 12,173 sclerotherapy sessions
    Jean Jerome Guex
    Société Française de Phlébologie, Paris, France
    Dermatol Surg 31:123-8; discussion 128. 2005
    ..Growing interest in sclerotherapy has emphasized the need for complete knowledge of all aspects of this method...
  10. ncbi Long-term results of single-session percutaneous drainage and ethanol sclerotherapy in simple renal cysts
    Devrim Akinci
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Shhiye, Ankara TR 06100, Turkey
    Eur J Radiol 54:298-302. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the efficacy and long-term results of the single-session ethanol sclerotherapy in simple renal cysts...
  11. pmc Is sclerotherapy better than intralesional excision for treating aneurysmal bone cysts?
    Manish Kumar Varshney
    Department of Orthopaedics, Lady Harding Medical College and Associated Hospitals, 110001 New Delhi, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1649-59. 2010
    ..Sclerotherapy has been associated with reasonable healing rates during the past two decades. However, it is unclear whether sclerotherapy compares with the more traditional extended curettage and bone grafting...
  12. ncbi Sclerosing polidocanol injections or arthroscopic shaving to treat patellar tendinopathy/jumper's knee? A randomised controlled study
    Lotta Willberg
    Capio Artro Clinic, Stockholm Sports Trauma Research Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 45:411-5. 2011
    ..Recent studies using an ultrasound and colour Doppler-based treatment approach on the dorsal side of the tendon, sclerosing polidocanol injections and ultrasound-guided arthroscopic shaving, have shown promising clinical results...
  13. ncbi Fatal ethibloc embolization of vertebrobasilar system following percutaneous injection into aneurysmal bone cyst of the second cervical vertebra
    A Peraud
    Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1116-20. 2004
    ..The course of events and technical considerations are discussed...
  14. ncbi Intralesional Ethibloc injections in primary aneurysmal bone cysts: an efficient and safe treatment
    C Adamsbaum
    Department of Radiology, St Vincent de Paul Hospital, 82 avenue Denfert Rochereau, 75674 Paris Cedex 14, France
    Skeletal Radiol 32:559-66. 2003
    ..Ethibloc is a fibrogenic and thrombogenic agent recently proposed for the treatment of bone cysts. The purpose of this study is to report the results of direct Ethibloc injection in primary aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) in children...
  15. ncbi Comparison of ethanol and sodium tetradecyl sulfate in the sclerotherapy of renal cyst
    Erkan Demir
    Department of Urology, Cukurova University Medical Faculty, Adana, Turkey
    J Endourol 21:903-5. 2007
    ..Our aim was to compare the efficacy and side effects of ethanol and sodium tetradecyl sulfate (STDS) as sclerosants for symptomatic simple renal cyst...
  16. ncbi Infusion of 50% glucose solution before injection of ethanolamine oleate during balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration
    T Yamagami
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi Hirokoji, Kamigyo, Kyoto 602 8566
    Australas Radiol 51:334-8. 2007
    ..In three patients, embolization of collateral vessels with coils was unnecessary. There were no complications. In conclusion, retrograde infusion of 50% glucose solution assists in effectively carrying out BRTO...
  17. ncbi Symptomatic simple renal cyst: comparison of continuous negative-pressure catheter drainage and single-session alcohol sclerotherapy
    Enver Zerem
    Department of Interventional Sonography, University Medical Center, Trnovac bb, Tuzla, TK 75000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1193-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether continuous percutaneous catheter drainage with negative pressure yields better results than single-session alcohol sclerotherapy in the management of symptomatic simple renal cysts...
  18. pmc Comparison of CT-guided sclerotherapy with using 95% ethanol and 20% hypertonic saline for managing simple renal cyst
    Hulusi Egilmez
    Department of Radiology, Cumhuriyet University School of Medicine, Sivas, Turkey
    Korean J Radiol 8:512-9. 2007
    ..We wanted to compare the efficacies of 95% ethanol and 20% hypertonic saline (HS) sclerotherapies that were performed in a single session under CT guidance for the management of simple renal cysts...
  19. ncbi Experimental pleurodesis induced by antibiotics (macrolides or quinolones)
    Lisete R Teixeira
    Pleural Laboratory, Pulmonar Division, Heart Institute, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 61:559-64. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of macrolides (azithromycin and clarithromycin) or quinolones (levofloxacin and gatifloxacin) in inducing experimental pleurodesis in rabbits...
  20. pmc Three benefits of microcatheters for retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices
    Tetsuo Sonomura
    Department of Radiology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 18:1373-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of the microcatheter techniques in balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO) of gastric varices...
  21. ncbi Single-session alcohol-retention sclerotherapy for simple renal cysts: comparison of 2- and 4-hr retention techniques
    Yih Huie Lin
    Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta Chung First Rd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 813, ROC
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:860-6. 2005
    ..The objectives of our study were to evaluate the feasibility of ethanol sclerotherapy in treating simple renal cysts with prolonged ethanol retention and to compare the therapeutic results of 2- and 4-hr retention techniques...
  22. ncbi Sclerotherapy of renal cysts using acetic acid: a comparison with ethanol sclerotherapy
    D S Cho
    Department of Urology, Ajou University School of Medicine, San 5, Wonchon dong, Yeongtong Gu, Suwon 443 721, Republic of Korea
    Br J Radiol 81:946-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, acetic acid is a safe and effective sclerosing agent, with clinical results superior to those of ethanol, and is an alternative to ethanol for sclerotherapy of renal cysts...
  23. ncbi A comparison of aspiration and sclerotherapy with laparoscopic de-roofing in the management of symptomatic simple renal cysts
    A A Okeke
    Department of Urology, Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
    BJU Int 92:610-3. 2003
    ..To present the results of a minimally invasive treatment of symptomatic simple renal cysts, and to propose an algorithm for their management...
  24. ncbi Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of complex gastric varices assisted by temporary balloon occlusion of the splenic artery
    Hiro Kiyosue
    Department of Radiology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama, Yufu City, Oita, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:1045-8. 2011
    ..Temporary balloon occlusion of the splenic artery is a useful additional technique for complete obliteration of gastric varices in selected cases...
  25. ncbi Evaluation of the sclerotherapeutic efficacy of ethanol, polidocanol, and OK-432 using an in vitro model
    William Mol
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Hokkaido at Sapporo, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Dermatol Surg 33:1452-9. 2007
    ..Owing to variations in the flow, the injected concentrations and the duration of exposure of these sclerosants are altered. Therefore, the clinical effectiveness of sclerotherapy is variable...
  26. ncbi Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices: outcomes and complications in 49 patients
    Sung Ki Cho
    Department of Radiology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Ilwon dong 50, Kangnam Ku, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:W365-72. 2007
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the clinical outcomes, techniques, and complications of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for treating gastric varices with spontaneous gastrosystemic shunts...
  27. ncbi Experience of sclerotherapy and embolosclerotherapy using ethanolamine oleate for vascular malformations of the head and neck
    Nobuyuki Kaji
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 43:126-36. 2009
    ..Our experience indicates that ethanolamine oleate (EO), with or without arterial embolisation, was effective using our classification of vascular dynamics. We consider EO to be equivalent or superior to other sclerosants such as ethanol...
  28. ncbi An injectable tissue-engineered embolus prevents luminal recanalization after vascular sclerotherapy
    C Jason Smithers
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:920-5. 2005
    ..Sclerotherapy for vascular malformations is often limited by luminal recanalization. This study examined whether an injectable tissue-engineered construct could prevent this complication in a rabbit model of venous sclerotherapy...
  29. ncbi Predictors of response to percutaneous ethanol sclerotherapy (PES) in patients with venous malformations: analysis of patient self-assessment and imaging
    Woo Sung Yun
    Congenital Vascular Malformation Clinic, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Vasc Surg 50:581-9, 589.e1. 2009
    ..However, PES has known serious complications. This study is aimed at identifying predictors of good response to PES in patients with VM to improve patient selection...
  30. doi Complete eradication of duodenal varices after endoscopic injection sclerotherapy with ethanolamine oleate: a case report
    Yeon Seok Seo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:759-62. 2008
  31. ncbi Side effects and adverse events related to intraligamentous injection of sclerosing solutions (prolotherapy) for back and neck pain: A survey of practitioners
    Simon Dagenais
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:909-13. 2006
    To study the side effects and adverse events related to intraligamentous injection of sclerosing solutions (prolotherapy) for back and neck pain.
  32. ncbi Color duplex-guided sclerotherapy for the treatment of venous malformations
    T Yamaki
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Dermatol Surg 26:323-8. 2000
    ..Sclerotherapy is an alternative method of treatment for venous malformations...
  33. ncbi Prospective randomized efficacy of ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy compared with ultrasound-guided liquid sclerotherapy in the treatment of symptomatic venous malformations
    Takashi Yamaki
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 47:578-84. 2008
    ..To compare the clinical outcome between ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy (UGFS) and ultrasound-guided liquid form sclerotherapy (UGLS) in patients with venous malformations (VM)...
  34. ncbi Long-term results and quality of life after endovascular treatment of venous malformations in the face and neck
    R Rautio
    Department of Radiology, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Radiol 45:738-45. 2004
    ..To evaluate the long-term results of endovascular sclerotherapy in treating venous and venocapillary malformations of the face and neck region, and to assess the quality of life after treatment...
  35. ncbi New experiences with absolute ethanol sclerotherapy in the management of a complex form of congenital venous malformation
    B B Lee
    CVM Clinic, Vascular Center, Samsung Medical Center and the Department of Surgery, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
    J Vasc Surg 33:764-72. 2001
    ..No recurrence or deterioration of the therapy results was observed during the follow-up period (average, 10.2 months) after the completion of multistaged therapy...
  36. ncbi Percutaneous treatment of low flow vascular malformations
    Patricia E Burrows
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:431-45. 2004
    ..It is generally recommended that the treatment of vascular malformations be performed in a multidisciplinary setting by practitioners with appropriate training and support...
  37. ncbi Direct percutaneous ethanol sclerotherapy for treatment of a recurrent venous malformation in the periorbital region
    Chih Hsien Lee
    ANZ J Surg 74:1126-7. 2004
  38. ncbi Direct percutaneous ethanol instillation for treatment of venous malformation in the face and neck
    Chih Hsien Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Defense Medical Center, Tri Service General Hospital, No 325, Section 2, Taipei 100, Taiwan, ROC
    Br J Plast Surg 58:1073-8. 2005
    ..Direct percutaneous injection of absolute ethanol provides a simple and reliable alternative treatment for venous malformation in the face and neck...
  39. ncbi Craniofacial cavernous venous malformations: percutaneous sclerotherapy with use of ethanolamine oleate
    Young Ho Choi
    Department of Radiology, Institute of Radiation Medicine and Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:475-82. 2002
    ..To assess the efficacy of percutaneous sclerotherapy with use of ethanolamine oleate for craniofacial cavernous venous malformations...
  40. ncbi Advanced management of venous malformation with ethanol sclerotherapy: mid-term results
    B B Lee
    Department of Surgery, Sunkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Samsung Medical Center, 50 Ilwon Dong, Kangnam Ku, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    J Vasc Surg 37:533-8. 2003
    ..According to this assessment, VMs were defined with a new classification and studied with advanced diagnostic technology and an advanced care system...
  41. ncbi Therapeutic choice for craniofacial venous malformations
    Sadanori Akita
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical and Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto machi, Nagasaki 8528501, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 17:729-35. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi Efficacy and safety of iodopovidone pleurodesis through tube thoracostomy
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Respirology 11:105-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of iodopovidone as an agent for pleurodesis through tube thoracostomy in patients with recurrent pleural effusions and pneumothorax...
  43. ncbi Sclerosants in microfoam. A new approach in angiology
    J Cabrera
    Vascular Surgery Clinic, Tejeiro, Granada, Spain
    Int Angiol 20:322-9. 2001
    ..Controlled trials on a standardised sclerosant microfoam are now required to confirm these results to make the method widely available...
  44. ncbi Venous angiomata: treatment with sclerosant foam
    Luigi Pascarella
    Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:457-64. 2005
    ..Use of foam sclerotherapy in this experience has proven the technique to be effective, essentially pain-free, and durable in the short term...
  45. ncbi Ethanol sclerotherapy of peripheral venous malformations
    U Rimon
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Interventional Radiology Sectionm Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Eur J Radiol 52:283-7. 2004
    ..Sclerotherapy alone or combined with surgical excision is the accepted treatment in symptomatic malformations after failed treatment attempts with tailored compression garments...
  46. ncbi Efficacy and evaluation of safety of sclerosants for intramuscular venous malformations: clinical and experimental studies
    Mine Ozaki
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Kyorin University School of Medicine, 6 20 2 Shinkawa, Mitaka shi, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 44:75-87. 2010
    ..In the experimental study, ethanol had a more detrimental effect on muscles than the other agents. We consider that ethanolamine oleate is the most suitable sclerosant for the treatment of intramuscular venous malformations...
  47. ncbi Percutaneous sclerotherapy for venous malformations using polidocanol under fluoroscopy
    Hidefumi Mimura
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Gradudate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 57:227-34. 2003
    ..The efficacy is especially good for resolving pain, and complications are minor. It is desirable to use fluoroscopy for these procedures..
  48. ncbi Sonographically guided percutaneous sclerosis using 1% polidocanol in the treatment of vascular malformations
    Rajeev Jain
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    J Clin Ultrasound 30:416-23. 2002
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to assess the safety and efficacy of sonographically guided percutaneous injection of 1% polidocanol for sclerosis of peripheral vascular malformations...
  49. ncbi Efficacy and safety of microfoam sclerotherapy in a patient with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome and a patent foramen ovale
    Pedro Redondo
    Unit of Vascular Malformations, Department of Dermatology, University Clinic of Navarra, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 145:1147-51. 2009
    ..A transcranial Doppler examination during the procedure showed middle cerebral artery bubbles, which indicated right-to-left shunt. No cerebral damage was observed in a subsequent diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance examination...
  50. ncbi Percutaneous sclerotherapy for venous malformation of the lips: a retrospective study of 23 patients
    F Gelbert
    Department of Neuroradiology, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    Neuroradiology 42:692-6. 2000
    ..For larger lesions the treatment is more complex and combined long term sclerotherapy and surgery procedures may be required over several years...
  51. ncbi Treatment of simple renal cysts with single-session percutaneous ethanol sclerotherapy without drainage of the sclerosing agent
    Renato Falci-Júnior
    Division of Urology, Clinical Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endourol 19:834-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate percutaneous single-session sclerotherapy with ethanol without drainage of the sclerosing agent in symptomatic simple renal cysts that require treatment...
  52. ncbi Single-session percutaneous ethanol sclerotherapy in simple renal cysts in children: long-term follow-up
    Devrim Akinci
    Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Radiol 35:155-8. 2005
    ..Simple renal cysts are rare in children and managed conservatively unless symptomatic...
  53. ncbi Sclerotherapy of benign oral vascular lesion with ethanolamine oleate: an open clinical trial with 30 lesions
    Aline Cristina Batista Rodrigues Johann
    Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology, School of Dentistry, Federal University of the Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:579-84. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to report and discuss the results from treatment of benign oral vascular lesions with ethanolamine oleate...
  54. ncbi Chronic venous disease treated by ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy
    P Coleridge Smith
    UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:577-83. 2006
    ..To report the outcome of a series of patients with chronic venous disease due to incompetence of saphenous trunks managed by ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy (UFS)...
  55. ncbi Double-blind prospective comparative trial between foamed and liquid polidocanol and sodium tetradecyl sulfate in the treatment of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins
    Jaggi Rao
    Dermatology Cosmetic Laser Associates of La Jolla, Inc, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:631-5; discussion 635. 2005
    ..Twenty subjects were treated with either polidocanol (POL) or sodium tetradecyl sulfate (STS) to compare the efficacy and adverse sequelae of each agent...
  56. ncbi Radiological treatment of male varicocele: technical, clinical, seminal and dosimetric aspects
    C Gazzera
    Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Via Genova 3, I 10126, and Struttura Complessa Fisica Sanitaria I, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Radiol Med 111:449-58. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to present our experience with percutaneous treatment of male varicocele considering technical, clinical, seminal and dosimetric aspects...
  57. ncbi [The treatment of lower limb varicosity under outpatient conditions]
    B Ia Zatonskikh
    Angiol Sosud Khir 11:141-5. 2005
    ..The advantages of the given treatment method as compared to the traditional surgical technology are demonstrated as are its simplicity, safety and efficiency...
  58. ncbi Modified pair technique for treatment of hydatid cysts in the spleen
    Enver Zerem
    University Clinical Center of Tuzla, Internal Clinic, Department of Gastroenterology, Trnovac bb, 75000 Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Bosn J Basic Med Sci 5:74-8. 2005
    ..This procedure is even more efficacious for hydatid cyst with diametar smaller then 50 mm...
  59. ncbi Microfoam sclerotherapy
    Pedro Redondo
    Department of Dermatology, Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformation Area, University Clinic of Navarra, School of Medicine, Pamplona, Spain
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 24:175-83. 2005
    ....
  60. ncbi Adenosquamous carcinoma of the uterine cervix--adjuvant chemotherapeutic treatment with paclitaxel and carboplatin; a case report
    V Radić
    Merkur University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 26:449-50. 2005
    ..Paclitaxel in combination with carboplatin as adjuvant chemotherapeutic treatment could be another promising agent for patients with advanced metastatic cervical adenocarcinoma...
  61. ncbi Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy for the treatment of varicose veins
    S G Darke
    Vascular Surgery Department, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth BH7 7DW, UK
    Br J Surg 93:969-74. 2006
    ..The aim was to assess the early efficacy and complications of ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy (UGFS) in a cohort of patients with varicose veins...
  62. ncbi [Injection sclerotherapy for varicosities of the lower limb: 25 years of experience with 115000 injections]
    Imre Bihari
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Egészségügyi Fôiskolai Kar, Klinikai Tanszék, Budapest, Népszínház u 42 44, 1081
    Orv Hetil 148:51-8. 2007
    ..The author began to deal with injection sclerotherapy 25 years ago, which is still being practised by him to this day...
  63. ncbi Prophylactic endoscopic sclerotherapy of large esophagogastric varices in infants with biliary atresia
    Mathieu Duché
    Division of Radiologie, Hopital Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:732-7. 2008
    ..Esophageal varices-related GI bleeding occurs frequently and early in life in children with biliary atresia and it may be life threatening...
  64. ncbi Comparison of 1% and 3% polidocanol foam in ultrasound guided sclerotherapy of the great saphenous vein: a randomised, double-blind trial with 2 year-follow-up. "The 3/1 Study"
    C Hamel-Desnos
    Société Française de Phlébologie, 46 rue Saint Lambert, 75015 Paris, France
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:723-9; discussion 730. 2007
    ..To compare 1% and 3% POL foam in treating the great saphenous vein (GSV) by ultrasound guided sclerotherapy...
  65. ncbi Transcatheter foam sclerotherapy of symptomatic female varicocele with sodium-tetradecyl-sulfate foam
    Roberto Gandini
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 81 Oxford Street, 00133, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:778-84. 2008
    ..It is associated with a significant reduction of symptoms and can be regarded as a valid alternative to other endovascular and surgical techniques...
  66. ncbi Invited Commentary re: Comparison of 1% and 3% Polidocanol Foam in Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy of the Great Saphenous Vein: A Randomised, Double-blind Trial with 2 Year-Follow-up. "The 3/1 Study"
    A Cavezzi
    Clinica Stella Maris and Poliambulatorio Hippocrates, Vascular Unit, San Benedetto del Tronto, AP, Italy
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:730. 2007
  67. ncbi Endoscopic abnormalities in the oesophagus after variceal sclerotherapy--a long-term follow up study
    Varghese Thomas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Medical College Hospital, Calicut 673 008, Kerala, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 28:24-7. 2007
    ..Endoscopic abnormalities correlated with the total volume of sclerosant used. The long-term significance of these changes is not known at present and further follow-up studies will be required...
  68. ncbi Single-center experience with foam sclerotherapy without ultrasound guidance for treatment of varicose veins
    Ilkka Uurto
    Department of Surgery, Satakunta Central Hospital, Pori and Department of Vascular Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Dermatol Surg 33:1334-9; discussion 1339. 2007
    ..Varicose veins are a common disorder and many treatment methods are available...
  69. ncbi Efficacy and safety of great saphenous vein sclerotherapy using standardised polidocanol foam (ESAF): a randomised controlled multicentre clinical trial
    E Rabe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:238-45. 2008
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of sclerotherapy of the great saphenous vein (GSV) comparing standardised polidocanol foam to liquid polidocanol in a randomised controlled trial (RCT)...
  70. ncbi [A differentiated approach to management of small-pelvis varicosis in women]
    A I Neimark
    Angiol Sosud Khir 13:79-84. 2007
    ..The findings obtained therein also strongly suggested that lingering impairment of the venous outflow from the small pelvis had led to development of a chronic inflammatory process in the urinary-bladder wall...
  71. ncbi [Assessing efficacy of combined use of endovasal laser congulation and echosclerotherapy in comprehensive management of complicated forms of varicose disease]
    O N Guzhkov
    Angiol Sosud Khir 13:95-9. 2007
    ..Endovasal laser coagulation combined with sclertherapy is a method of choice in a comprensive treatment of complication forms of varicose disease...
  72. ncbi Effectiveness and safety of ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy for recurrent varicose veins: immediate results
    Stavros K Kakkos
    Vascular Unit, Ealing Hospital and Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 13:357-64. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy in treating recurrent varicose veins...
  73. ncbi The effect of endovenous laser ablation on restless legs syndrome
    C A Hayes
    Vein Center of North Texas, Denison, Texas, USA
    Phlebology 23:112-7. 2008
    ..This study examines the effect of endovenous laser ablation (ELA) in patients with concurrent RLS and duplex-proven superficial venous insufficiency (SVI)...
  74. ncbi Treatment of aneurysmal bone cysts with percutaneous sclerotherapy using polidocanol. A review of 72 cases with long-term follow-up
    S Rastogi
    Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1212-6. 2006
    ..It can be used at surgically-inaccessible sites and treatment can be performed on an out-patient basis...
  75. pmc Variceal recurrence, rebleeding, and survival after endoscopic injection sclerotherapy in 287 alcoholic cirrhotic patients with bleeding esophageal varices
    Jake E J Krige
    Department of Surgery, University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Road, Observatory 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    Ann Surg 244:764-70. 2006
    ....
  76. ncbi Foam sclerotherapy combined with surgical treatment for recurrent varicose veins: short term results
    D Creton
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:619-24. 2007
    ..To study the short term results of combined peroperative foam sclerotherapy (PFS) and surgical treatment for recurrent varicose veins...
  77. ncbi [Treatment of extra-esophageal variceal bleeding with cyanoacrylate]
    Gyula Pécsi
    Petz Aladár Megyei Oktató Kórház, I Belgyógyászat Gasztroenterológia, Gyor
    Orv Hetil 148:503-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the present paper is to describe the intravariceal injection technique using cyanoacrylate and to present the own results and complications observed in conjunction with the haemostatic treatment...
  78. ncbi The use of foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins: a survey of the members of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
    J J Earnshaw
    Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:232-5. 2007
    ..The aim was to explore the current experience and practice of vascular surgeons in the United Kingdom and Ireland regarding foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins...
  79. ncbi Balloon control of the saphenofemoral junction during foam sclerotherapy: proposed innovation
    Anamay Bidwai
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 46:145-7. 2007
    ..Duplex examinations at 1 week and 3 months have shown complete obliteration of the great saphenous vein using this technique...
  80. ncbi Catheter-directed foam sclerotherapy of axial saphenous reflux: early results
    T Kölbel
    Department of Vascular Diseases, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Phlebology 22:219-22. 2007
    ..We present a standard technique for catheter-directed foam sclerotherapy, which facilitates foam delivery precisely to its intended site of action and potentially improves occlusion rates...
  81. ncbi Comparison of argon plasma coagulation and paravariceal injection sclerotherapy with 1% polidocanol in mucosa-fibrosing therapy for esophageal varices
    Shigenaga Matsui
    J Gastroenterol 39:397-9. 2004
  82. ncbi Management of congenital venous malformations of the vulva
    M M Marrocco-Trischitta
    Department of Vascular Surgery and Pathology, Center for Vascular Anomalies, Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata, I.D.I.-IRCCS, Roma, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 98:789-93. 2001
    ..Sclerotherapy can successfully treat this condition. The procedure should be monitored with an imaging modality, preferably direct-injection venography with digital subtraction serial imaging...
  83. ncbi Clinical evaluation of combined endoscopic variceal ligation and sclerotherapy of gastric varices in liver cirrhosis
    Y Arakaki
    Division of Gastroenterology, Almeida Memorial Hospital, Oita, Japan
    Endoscopy 35:940-5. 2003
    ..We have developed a combined form of endoscopic therapy involving band ligation and sclerotherapy which is an effective and safe procedure for treating gastric varices...
  84. ncbi Safety and efficacy of laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with liver cirrhosis
    R Santambrogio
    Unità di Chirurgia Epato Biliare, Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia San Paolo, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, Italy
    Surg Endosc 17:1826-32. 2003
    ..Our objective was to introduce a novel operative combination of laparoscopic ultrasound with laparoscopic RITA in the treatment of HCC...
  85. ncbi Endoscopic ligation vs. sclerotherapy in adults with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: a prospective randomized study
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology and General Sugery, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Sringar, Kashmir, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:58-66. 2005
    ..A prospective randomized trial was conducted to determine whether endoscopic variceal ligation is safer and more effective than sclerotherapy in adults with bleeding esophageal varices because of extrahepatic portal venous obstruction...
  86. ncbi Sclerotherapy of thyroid cystic nodules
    Chih Hsun Chu
    Fooyin University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 102:625-30. 2003
    ..This study compared the effectiveness of ethanol and dilute hydrochloric acid (pH 1.0) in the sclerotherapy of TCN...
  87. ncbi [Percutaneous sclerotherapy for the treatment of soft-tissue venous malformations: a retrospective study of 68 patients]
    L Blum
    Service d Imagerie Médicale Radiologie Diagnostique et Thérapeutique, Hopital Haut Leveque, CHU de Bordeaux, 33604 Pessac Cedex
    J Radiol 85:107-16. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of percutaneous sclerotherapy for the treatment of venous malformations (VMs) with regards to cosmetic and functional outcome as a function of their size and to review the complications...
  88. ncbi Efficacy of sclerotherapy in varicose veins-- prospective, blinded, placebo-controlled study
    Birgit Kahle
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 30:723-8; discussion 728. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the efficacy of sclerotherapy for varicose veins in a randomized blinded study...
  89. ncbi [Sclerotherapy of small pelvis varicosis]
    B S Sukovatykh
    Chair of General Surgery, Kursk State Medical University, Kursk, Russia
    Angiol Sosud Khir 10:101-5. 2004
    ..Excellent results were obtained in 32.6%, good in 46.1%, satisfactory in 19.1% and unsatisfactory results in 2.2% of patients...
  90. ncbi Sciatic nerve varices
    S Ricci
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:83-7. 2005
    ..To describe patients presenting with sciatic nerve varices (SNV), presenting pitfalls in diagnosis and management...
  91. ncbi [Phlebosclerosing treatment of lower extremity varicosity using the 'foam-form' technique]
    V Iu Bogachev
    Clinic of Faculty Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery and Surgical Phlebology, Faculty for Advanced Medical Training, Russian State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
    Angiol Sosud Khir 9:81-5. 2003
    ..The conclusion is drawn that the given method is safe and effective. The emphasis is laid on the necessity of an objective evaluation of the collective experience with the use of the foam-form technique...
  92. ncbi Microfoam ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy treatment for varicose veins in a subgroup with diameters at the junction of 10 mm or greater compared with a subgroup of less than 10 mm
    John M Barrett
    Palm Clinic, Auckland, New Zealand
    Dermatol Surg 30:1386-90. 2004
    ....
  93. ncbi Foam sclerotherapy: an overview of use for primary venous insufficiency
    Jean Jerome Guex
    Phlebology and Vascular Laboratory, Président Société Française de Phlébologie, Nice, France
    Semin Vasc Surg 18:25-9. 2005
    ..Evaluation of long-term results, with regard to comparison with other techniques, should take into account all advantages and drawbacks and evaluate cost-effectiveness from a life-long point of view...
  94. ncbi Efficacy of polidocanol foam versus liquid in sclerotherapy of the great saphenous vein: a multicentre randomised controlled trial with a 2-year follow-up
    P Ouvry
    Cabinet d angiologie, 9 rue Jules Ferry, Dieppe, France
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:366-70. 2008
    ..To compare the relative efficacy of polidocanol (Aetoxisclerol, Kreussler, Germany) when used as a foam or liquid in the treatment of saphenous incompetence...
  95. ncbi Endoscopic sclerotherapy of oesophageal varices due to hepatosplenic schistosomiasis. A randomized controlled trial evaluating effect of sclerosant concentration
    N Dowidar
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Surgery, Medical Research Institute, University of Alexandria, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 32:537-49. 2002
    ..5% ethanolamine oleate. This study supports the use of ethanolamine in a concentration of 2.5% when injected paravariceally as it is associated with less complications and a lower probability of rebleeding...
  96. ncbi Percutaneous treatment of simple renal cysts with sclerotherapy and extended drainage
    Simone Agostini
    U O Radiodiagnostica 2, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Firenze
    Radiol Med 108:522-9. 2004
    ..To present the long-term results of sclerotherapy of symptomatic simple renal cysts with alcohol and aethoxysclerol followed by protracted seven-day drainage and to compare the efficacy of the two sclerosing agents used in the therapy...
  97. ncbi Stability of foam in sclerotherapy: differences between sodium tetradecyl sulfate and polidocanol and the type of connector used in the double-syringe system technique
    Jaggi Rao
    Dermatology Cosmetic Laser Associates of La Jolla, Inc, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:19-22. 2005
    ..This study examined the possibility that the relative silicone content of various disposable connectors may affect overall foam stability. We also evaluated the differences in the stability of foam between STS and POL...
  98. pmc Ultrasound guided sclerosis of neovessels in painful chronic Achilles tendinosis: pilot study of a new treatment
    Lars Ohberg
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Umea, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 36:173-5; discussion 176-7. 2002
    ..The mechanism that causes pain in chronic Achilles tendinosis is not known. However, high resolution colour Doppler ultrasound has shown that neovascularisation may be involved...
  99. ncbi [Endoscopic therapy for esophageal and gastric varices]
    Katsutoshi Obara
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 92:58-65. 2003
  100. ncbi Prospective randomized comparison of sodium tetradecyl sulphate & polidocanol for oesophageal variceal sclerotherapy
    M Ravi
    Department of Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
    Indian J Med Res 113:228-33. 2001
    ....
  101. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of congenital H-Type and recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula with electrocautery and histoacryl glue
    K T Tzifa
    Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1X8
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:925-30. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to present the experience of a decade at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, using diathermy and histoacryl tissue adhesive and discuss the indications and limitations of this technique...

Research Grants6

  1. Percutaneous MR Guided Creation of a Meso-Caval Shunt
    Aravind Arepally; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  2. Activation of clotting & cell adhesion: gas embolism
    David M Eckmann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This work is the basis for neuroprotection in gas embolism-induced stroke, a persistent, growing health threat without treatment. ..
  3. MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED PULMONARY EMBOLISH
    Suman Rathbun; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. CONTROL OF FIBRIN TURNOVER IN PLEURAL DISEASE
    Steven Idell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This work could identify better, clinically feasible therapeutic approaches to prevent pleural fibrosis. ..
  5. UGI Hemorrhage and Barrett's Epithelium
    Dennis Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This award will continue to enhance the applicant's research productivity and provide skilled mentoring for young investigators, so they can become independent patient-oriented investigators in digestive diseases. ..
  6. Comparative In Vivo Biodistribution of Characterized Manufactured Nanomaterials
    Nancy A Monteiro Riviere; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These coordinated studies will provide data to link physical chemical characterizations to in vivo MNM disposition. ..