Are There Any Potential Risks and Complications Associated with Venefit™ (formerly known as the VNUS® Closure Procedure)?
As with any medical intervention, potential risks and complications exist with the Closure procedure. All patients should consult their doctors to determine if their conditions present any special risks. Your physician will review potential complications of the Closure procedure at the consultation, and can be reviewed in the safety summary. Potential complications can include: vessel perforation, thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, phlebitis, hematoma, infection, adjacent nerve injury (tingling or numbness) and/or skin burn.
Frequently Asked Questions about Venefit™ (formerly known as the VNUS® Closure Procedure)
What is superficial venous reflux?
What is Venefit™?
How do you treat superficial venous reflux?
How is Venefit™ different from vein stripping?
Is Venefit™ painful?
Will the procedure require any anesthesia?
What happens to the treated vein left behind in the leg?
How quickly after treatment can I return to normal activities?
How soon after treatment will my symptoms improve?
Is there any scarring, bruising, or swelling after Venefit™ ?
Are there any potential risks and complications associated with Venefit™?
Is Venefit™ suitable for everyone?
Is age an important consideration for Venefit™?
Is Venefit™ covered by my insurance?