The VenaSeal™ closure system delivers immediate and lasting vein closure with its proprietary medical adhesive formula, with a demonstrated 94.6% closure rate at 5 years.1-4
Radiofrequency Energy Ablation
The ClosureFast™ procedure, with its patented overlap design, is the only RFA procedure with published long-term clinical data demonstrating safety and efficacy, with a 91.9% closure rate at 5 years.6,7
Some patients may benefit from the use of compression stockings post-procedure.
Morrison, N. VeClose 5-Year Follow-up Extension Study Results. Presented at Charing Cross 2019; London, UK.
Gibson K, Ferris B. Cyanoacrylate closure of incompetent great, small and accessory saphenous veins without the use of post-procedure compression: Initial outcomes of a post-market evaluation of the VenaSeal System (the WAVES Study). Vascular. April 2017;25(2):149-156.
Proebstle TM. The European Multicenter Study on Cyanoacrylate Embolization of Refluxing Great Saphenous Veins without Tumescent Anesthesia and without Compression Therapy. Results presented at: Charing Cross 2016; London, UK.
Almeida JI, Javier JJ, Mackay EG, Bautista C, Cher DJ, Proebstle TM. Thirty-sixth-month follow-up of first-in-human use of cyanoacrylate adhesive for treatment of saphenous vein incompetence. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. September 2017;5(5):658-666.
Morrison N, et al. Randomized trial comparing cyanoacrylate embolization and radiofrequency ablation for incompetent great saphenous veins (VeClose). J Vasc Surg. 2015;61(4):985–994.
ClosureFast and ClosureFast RFS Patents. https://www.medtronic.com/content/dam/medtronic-com/global/Corporate/meaningful-innovation/documents/CVG-Patent-Marking.pdf.pdf
Proebstle TM, et al. Five-year results from the prospective European multicentre cohort study on radiofrequency segmental thermal ablation for incompetent great saphenous veins. Br J Surg. February 2015;102(3):212-218.
Almeida JI, et al. Radiofrequency endovenous ClosureFAST versus laser ablation for the treatment of great saphenous reflux: A multicenter, single-blinded, randomized study (RECOVERY Study). J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Jun;20(6):752-9.