Conclusions

Even if the physician is open to all available techniques, his personal preferences influence his management of varicose disease even before the assessment of varicose patterns. Satisfaction of the patients' main concern should be his motto, and Sclerofoam will appear most of the time as the most "patient-friendly" method. In any case, carrying out such a treatment requires skill and preliminary learning and training.

Progress in Sclerofoam technique is likely to revolutionize the management of varicose disease. We have always advocated an à la carte treatment of varicose veins and it is now obvious that what we did surgically several years ago can be done with Sclerofoam injections. Active, simple, cheap, and safe, ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy with foam is the future of varicose treatments.

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