Vein Glossary

Below is a glossary of terms related to all aspects of venous disease

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Matting
Cluster of red veins close together that can occur after treatment with sclerotherapy. This is thought to be an inflammatory response.
  -- Determination of Incidence and Risk Factors for Postsclerotherapy Telangiectatic Matting of the Lower Extremity: A Retrospective Analysis


Micro-Surgical Techniques
A procedure where very small incisions are made in treating spider veins.


MOCA (Mechano-Chemical Ablation) (Clarivein)
A device that closes off the saphenous vein using sclerotherapy with a small rotating wire at the end of the catheter.