Vascular & Vein Center at Gulfcoast Surgeons Provides Advanced Procedures that Offer Optimal Results
At Vascular & Vein Center, vein stripping and other surgical, often painful procedures with considerable downtime are a thing of the past. With advanced procedures like VNUS® Closure and Endovenous Laser Ablation to treat varicose veins, our innovative, minimally invasive treatments provide a conservative approach and optimal outcomes.
The VNUS Closure Procedure
The VNUS® Closure procedure is a treatment for varicose veins. The procedure brings advanced technology to an age-old disease. We perform the Closure® procedure on an outpatient basis. Using ultrasound, we position the Closure® catheter into the diseased vein through a small opening in the skin.
The tiny catheter delivers radiofrequency (RF) energy to the vein wall. As we deliver the RF energy and withdraw the catheter, the vein wall heats up. This causes the collagen in the wall to shrink and close the vein. Once we close the varicose vein, blood reroutes to other healthy veins.
Following the procedure, we place a simple bandage over the insertion site, and we may provide additional compression to aid recovery. We encourage you to walk and to refrain from extended standing or strenuous activities for a period of time.
Patients who undergo the VNUS® Closure procedure typically resume normal activities within a day.
VenaSeal™ Closure System
The VenaSeal™ closure system treats venous reflux disease in the lower extremities. This procedure uses an adhesive to seal the diseased vein.
It is the only non-thermal, non-tumescent, non-sclerosant procedure approved for use in the U.S. that uses an advanced formulated medical adhesive that seals the vein.
During the procedure, we attach a catheter to the VenaSeal closure system dispensing gun. We insert the catheter into the diseased vein under ultrasound guidance.
We will conduct a series of trigger pulls to deliver the medical adhesive in specific areas of the vein. This will effectively seal the vein, and the body will reroute blood flow to healthy veins.
This procedure should minimize your discomfort and reduce your recovery time. After the procedure, we will place a small bandage over the access site. You should be able to quickly return to normal activities. Additionally, patients report minimal bruising after the procedure.
Three clinical studies determined this treatment is effective, with proven safety and high closure rates.
If you or a loved one has any of the venous symptoms or risk factors discussed above, you must seek medical attention immediately. Making an appointment with a vascular surgeon specializing in arterial and venous disease is critical.
Vascular & Vein Center at Gulfcoast Surgeons
The Vascular and Vein Center at Gulfcoast Surgeons is one of the first and most respected vein clinics in Southwest Florida. Their surgeons, Dr. Abraham Sadighi, Dr. Michael Novotney, Dr. Johan Escribano, and Dr. Matthew Sanders have performed thousands of vascular and vein surgeries over the past 28 years.
They focus on diseases of the vascular system that can range from harmless but unattractive spider veins to dangerous conditions such as peripheral artery disease. Their caring and dedicated team will help you identify problems and offer the best treatment options for you.
The Vascular and Vein Center at Gulfcoast Surgeons offer a fully equipped vascular lab and state-of-the-
art Angio suite to provide a higher level of service and care for their patients. You’ll find comfort in knowing that they have a long-standing reputation for positive surgical outcomes that allow you to get back to healthy living.
Call the Vascular & Vein Center at Gulfcoast Surgeons today at (239) 344-7061 to make an appointment with a vascular surgeon who specializes in arteries and veins.
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Fort Myers, Florida 33907
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