The information on this web site has been extracted from the major text books on sclerotherapy. The following books and clinical papers were used for reference:

Dwerryhouse S, Davies B, Harradine K, Earnshaw JJ. Stripping the long saphenous vein reduces the rate of reoperation for recurrent varicose veins: five-year results of a randomized trial. J Vasc Surg. 1999; 29: 589-92.

Goldman P & Bergan J. Sclerotherapy. Treatment of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins 2001. Mosby Inc.

Shami S & Cheatle T. Fegan’s Compression Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins. 2003. Springer.

Thibault P. Sclerotherapy of lower limb reticular veins and telangiectasias. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Phlebology. 2001. 5:1: June pp 12-20.

Thibault P. Sclerotherapy of varicose veins and telangiectasias: A 2 year experience with sodium tetradecyl sulphate. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Phlebology. 1999. 3:1: May pp 25-30.

Tretbar L. Injection Sclerotherapy for Spider Telangiectasias: A 20 year experience with sodium tetradecyl sulphate. J. Dermatol. Surg. Oncol. 1989: 15:2: 223-225.

Weiss R, Feied C & Weiss M. Vein diagnosis and treatment a comprehensive approach. 2001. McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division.

Weiss R, Sadick N, Goldman M & Weiss M. Post Sclerotherapy Compression: Controlled Comparative Study of Duration of Compression and its effects on Clinical Outcome.American Society Dermatologic Surgery 1999; 25: 105-108.

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