Varicose treatment in Germany involves the latest laser methods, which proved out to be the most effective. The general laser surgery costs about 3.000 EUR (2 legs) and is able to eliminate the vein problems.
Vein stripping in Germany
Mostly, varicose needs surgical intervention. Stripping is a kind surgery performed to remove the affected portion of a vein. Two tiny incisions are made at both ends of the damaged vein and a thin plastic wire is threaded into it. Most commonly, it is the vessel running down the inner side of the leg from groin to ankle that has to be stripped. Stripping is an effective non-pharmaceutical method of treatment. Recurrence rate does not exceed 2%.
German clinics perform so called short stripping, during which only the damaged portion of the vein, not the whole vessel, is removed. This improves the cosmetic effect, shortens rehabilitation period and eliminates pain syndrome. Vein stripping reduces the risk of recurrent leg ulcers. There is a minor risk of scarring in places where the incisions are made.
Phlebectomy in Germany
This is a kind of surgery used to treat varicose veins. Today, the micro-incision vein surgery is the most commonly used method. Damaged veins are stripped via 1-3 mm punctures. The procedure requires general or epidural anesthesia. In the end, a special kind of adhesive is used instead of stitching. Phlebectomy requires preparatory measures, such as:
- Standard pre-surgery lab tests
- Ultrasound scanning of legs
Laser varicose vein treatment in Germany
German clinics employ top-class doctors who use state-of-the-art techniques. Laser varicose treatment is the most advanced and least invasive kind of surgery. Laser surgery requires no incisions, and it takes but a tiny puncture to insert a catheter into the vein.
A laser fiber wire is threaded into the venous trunk and laser is applied to the affected area causing the enlarged vein to shrink. The biggest advantage of laser surgery is precision, since it is only applied to the faulty area without hitting adjacent tissues. The laser catheter is introduced under local anesthesia. The vein is “welded up” along the whole length. This ultrasound-controlled procedure reduces the risk of damaging adjacent tissues to zero.
Ultrasound-based therapy for varicose veins in Germany
VNUS Closure is one of the most popular vein treatment methods in Germany. It appears to be a decent alternative to the traditional vein removal surgery. The faulty vein is removed with the help of a vein extractor through two incisions – one in the groin and the other in the gastrocnemious muscle.
VNUS Closure is a minimally invasive procedure, and it is much less painful than vein stripping or laser surgery. Patients say that they feel almost no pain during the operation. Ultrasound therapy can be done on an outpatient basis without hospitalization. A catheter is threaded into the damaged vein through a small cut, and radiowave pulses are applied to the affected area. The pulses cause the vein to shrink and close off, following which the catheter is pulled out. In the end, a bandage is placed over the incision, no stitching is required.
Sclerotherapy treatment of varicose veins in Germany
A highly innovative method.
This is one of the most commonly used non-invasive techniques. It requires an injection of a drug into the superficial veins causing them to close off and eventually fade away. The method has proved simple, minimally traumatic and highly effective. It can be combined with other methods, such as laser surgery, phlebectomy, etc.
Phlebology Center in Pforzheim offers a spectrum of varicose treatment solutions.
Treatment of varicose veins. Vein clinic in Pforzheim
Pforzheim Phlebology Center offers a diversity of services covering a variety of vascular diseases:
- Phlebology in Germany uses duplex sonography in diagnosing vascular disorders. This ultimate method helps reveal vascular permeability and circulation issues, varicoseity, as well as the very architecture of disorders;
- Endovascular phlebology in Germany involves the use of an angiographic device, which helps examine veins and monitor the process of surgery.
Minimally invasive surgery:
- Phlebological surgeries in Germany are done at Pforzhein Phlebology Center on an outpatient and inpatient basis and include crossectomy, partial removal of trunk and spider veins, endovascular procedures and perforatory vein ligation;
- To treat faulty spider vessels, phlebology in Germany applies sclerotherapy (classical and microfoam sclerotherapy) and laser surgery;
- To treat obliterating endarteritis, phlebology in Germany applies tromboendarterectomy (TEA), stenting and dialysis grafting.
Contact us for a detailed consultation on the treatment of varicose veins and other vascular diseases in Germany.