This 36-year-old male patient presented with chronic leg pain and had been experiencing a recurring vein problem after surgery. A simple procedure to remedy this pattern ensures he is likely to be pain free for years to come.


  • Age/Sex:
    • 36/Male
  • Presenting Problem/s:
    • Chronic leg pain
    • Post-surgical recurrence
  • Diagnosis/es:
    • Chronic superficial venous reflux
  • Treatment:
    • Endovenous laser ablation (EVA)
    • Multiple venous ligatures
    • Ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy (UGS)


  • Progress:
    • Completely pain free
    • Outiftted with Compression Grade 2 stockings
    • Recommended daily 30-min walks
  • Prognosis:
    • Very good
    • 90% of cases at 5yrs are free of chronic deep venous insufficiency (CVI)
    • 1 in 3 require future UGS treatments