Diagnostics and Treatment of Varicose Veins of Lower Extremities in Children and Adolescents

  • A.L. Mirolyubov
Keywords: Children, Adolescents, Varicose Veins, Laser, Coagulation, Sclerotherapy


Experience of diagnostics and treatment of varicose
vein disease in 242 children and adolescents is
presented in the article. The aim of the work is to
study the experience of use of endovascular and laser
technologies in treatment of varicose veins in
children and adolescents.
CEAP classification was used in diagnostics. Authors
applied open surgery, sclerotherapy, laser coagulation
of varicose veins. All results were satisfactory good.
There were no complications. Conclusions of the
work: the treatment of varicose veins in children and
adolescents always required individual approach;
timely beginning conservative treatment allows to
achieve recovery in a large group of patients; so such
tactics are justified as starting in all patients; the use
of compression sclerotherapy and endovascular laser
obliteration allows to get recovery with best postoperative
cosmetic results.