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Varicose Vein Removal in Spain

Hospitals, clinics and plastic surgeons in Spain performing Varicose Vein Removal.
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Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.

Listed plastic surgeons:

Dr. Francisco Giraldo Ansio

Head of The Plastic Surgery Unit

Dr. Maria Isabel Ruiz

Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

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HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Quirón Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quirón Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital 400 has certified physicians from all medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.

Listed plastic surgeons:

Dr. Julio Acero

Head of Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. José Luis Martín Del Yerro

Head of Division of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery

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Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

A modern (opened in 2007), general, private hospital located in Madrid, part of the NISA group of hospitals. The international patients department can assist patients with accomodation and trasportation, and can communicate in English as well as in Spanish.

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Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava is a modern medical facility with over 250 medical specialists, offering medical, surgical, aesthetic, cosmetic and rehabilitation treatments in the relaxing tourism town of Palamos, Costa Brava.

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2,100 US$

Hospital Quirón Torrevieja

Hospital Quirón Torrevieja is an ISO-certified private hospital located in the north of Torrevieja, championing excellence in cancer treatment and management.

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Hospital Quirón Valencia

Quirón Hospital of Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.

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Clinica La Luz

The largest private hospital in Madrid, with over one hundred physicians providing tertiary medical services in over thirty medical specialties. The hospital is equipped to deal with the most complex of conditions, including oncology, neurosurgery and cardiac surgery.

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Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

All Chiron hospitals have units Plastic, Reconstructive and composed of specialized medical professionals recognized by the SECPRE (Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery)

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About Varicose Vein Removal

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What are the types of Varicose Vein Removal?
The most common Varicose Vein Removal procedures are:

  • Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy is a non-surgical procedure to remove small- to medium-sized varicose veins through the use of a chemical, a sclerosant, usually a salt solution. The sclerosant is injected into the affected vein to irritate it and cause it to close. Sclerotherapy is the most widely used varicose vein removal procedure.
    • Microsclerotherapy: Microsclerotherapy is a new kind of sclerotherapy which uses improved injection techniques.
  • Vein stripping: This is an older surgical procedure to remove veins through incisions in the groin, knee and ankle. This procedure is mostly used for long varicose vein removal.
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation: This procedure is a newer procedure, an alternative to vein stripping, to remove large veins. A thin catheter (tube) is inserted into the vein, heat is applied to the tip and the heat causes the vein to collapse and close. The heat is supplied by a laser or radiofrequency waves.
    • Laser treatment: A doctor uses a laser to create energy which closes the varicose vein. Laser surgery is most effective on small varicose veins.
    • Radiofrequency treatment: Heat is applied to close the vein through radiofrequency waves.
  • Ambulatory phlebectomy: The doctor removes short segments of veins through tiny punctures in the skin, using special hooks.
  • Endoscopic vein surgery: This is a form of varicose vein removal usually carried out in advanced cases involving leg ulcers. The surgeon uses a camera inserted into the leg in order to close varicose veins and remove them.
  • Coil embolization: In this varicose vein removal procedure a catheter is inserted into a large vein and a coil is placed into it which is left in the vein. Alcohol injected into the vein causes it to close shut.

Number of sessions required
Some varicose vein removal procedures require more than one session for maximum results, for example sclerotherapy may need to be carried out more than once to be effective. Patients may need a combination of varicose vein removal therapies in order to achieve the best end result.

Duration of procedure/surgery : The duration of the varicose vein removal procedure varies depending on the size of the affected vein and the number of veins involved in the procedure. The sclerotherapy procedure takes around 1

Days admitted : Almost all varicose vein removal procedures, apart from advanced cases which involve leg ulcers, are carried out on an outpatient basis, performed in a doctor’s office with no overnight stay required.

Anesthesia : Most varicose vein removal procedures are carried out using local anesthesia. Sclerotherapy doesn’t need anesthesia.

Recovery : Depending on which method of varicose vein removal the patient undergoes, recovery time will vary. Patients are often able to return to work the same day, or after a few days. Patients who have sclerotherapy will be back to full levels of activity after 1 or 2 days. Following laser or radiofrequency treatment, patients can resume full activities after a few days. Patients can resume all normal activities within 2 weeks after vein stripping surgery.

Risks : Varicose vein removal is a relatively simple procedure, carried out under local anesthesia, with few major risks. Risks include: - Lasers used in endovenous thermal ablation for varicose vein removal may cause bruising, blistering or discoloration of the skin. - Vein stripping may cause scarring. Endovenous thermal ablation is a less invasive alternative technique to treat large veins with fewer risks. - Larger veins that are injected during the sclerotherapy varicose vein removal procedure may become excessively hard or lumpy. - Allergic reaction to the sclerosing agent injected into the vein. - Itching or raised red patches of skin around the injection site. - Bruising. - Emergence of fine red blood vessels around the injection site that disappear after a few weeks.

After care : - Wear a compression stocking or support bandage for a few days after undergoing varicose vein removal procedures. - Walking benefits the healing process after varicose vein removal. - Avoid hot baths or showers, hot compresses, direct exposure to sunlight and strong soaps for 48 hours following the procedure.

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