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  • n. A fluid used for sclerosing.


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sclerose +‎ -ant


  • However, potential complications include: bleeding infection skin blistering, scarring or ulceration nerve damage injury to surrounding structures (skin, nerves or organs) allergic reaction to X-ray dye or sclerosant blood in the urine


  • Depending on the size of the malformation, sclerosant may be injected into several sites.


  • Next, the physician will inject X-ray dye (contrast) and the liquid medication (sclerosant) into the malformation.


  • The salt solution injected directly into the vessel is a sclerosant, a detergent that basically kills the cells.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • The FDA approved Asclera (TM) (polidocanol) Injection on March 30, 2010 to sclerose uncomplicated spider veins (varicose veins less than or equal to 1 mm in diameter) and uncomplicated reticular veins (varicose veins 1 to 3 mm in diameter) in the lower extremity, making it the first sclerosant to be approved in over 60 years.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • "There is increasing interest in using foam sclerosant to treat varicose veins, because of the many benefits to patients including the speed of treatment and no requirement for general or tumescent anaesthesia.

    Medlogs - Recent stories


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