Comparative varicose vein surgery: CHIVA, foam, endolaser and saphenous vein removal

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Comparative surgeries for varicose veins: CHIVA, foam, endolaser and saphenous vein removal. The short video below presents a comparison between the various surgical techniques for treating varicose veins.

For this, we present the results of CHIVA in clinical studies against saphenous vein removal and other common techniques. 

In clinical trials, CHIVA presented less recurrence in 10 years than saphenous vein removal, fewer postoperative blemishes and fewer (zero) nerve injuries during surgery. 

This video presents a comparison of the technique CHIVA with the most common techniques nowadays.


The CHIVA technique has less nerve damage, fewer skin bruises, and less recurrence than the usual technique. Details on clip.

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