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What is thermal ablation?

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What is thermal ablation? Answer: Basically, it uses heat to treat vein problems. In the case of large veins, what we do is attack the truck vein, I call it, which is the main vein under the skin. We pass a fiber into that, and that will heat the vein up and cook it basically, and seal it up. All the veins that come off that trunk are called the branches and will then be treated with injection.

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