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How does sclerotherapy fit into your overall approach?

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How does sclerotherapy fit into your overall approach? Sclerotherapy is a very powerful technique and it's got great versatility. So, it's a part of what we do because you can use sclerotherapy to treat things that otherwise you can't treat. On the other hand, I want to emphasize that it's not the only technique, and what you want to do is to identify what's wrong. You want to figure out the best way to treat what's wrong, which may involve a variety of techniques, and then use sclerotherapy where it's best used. In my experience, the best way to use sclerotherapy is in complicated, tortuous vessels - really curved tortuous vessels in places where laser and radio frequency ablation don't work as well. And there, sclerotherapy is particularly effective.

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