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Post-procedural compression vs. no compression after radiofrequency ablation and concomitant foam sclerotherapy of varicose veins: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2020; 59: 73-80

Published: 15th June 2020

Authors: Pihlaja T, Romsi P, Ohtonen P, Jounila J, Pokela M


The use of compression had no demonstrable effect in this study that included 177 patients. Rates of postoperative pain, return to activity, complications and quality of life at six months were all similar.

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