Saphenion®: long-time results of vein glue – has been published by us in regular succession for 10 years and aims to compare international publications on the subject with our own experiences and to remain meaningful. Our patients are now very well informed about this therapy method for varicose veins, which has been offered for 11 years. After this time of use, we have so far treated 2082 patients on 4281 saphenous veins: The Closure Rate is 96,21%!
Since 1949 the chemical compound is known, first being used in operative medicine in the early 60s. Tissue adhesive or replacement of wound sutures Nearly all operative disciplines were / are using cyanoacrylate i.e. dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, surgery, orthodontics, interventional radiologists.
The CE certification already took place in 2011, the American FDA approval from 2/2015 states: VenaSeal® is bio-compatible and bioresorptive, non-carcinogenic and non-allergenic!