All publications of “Anna Paula Weinhardt Baptista”

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Prospective randomized trial comparing radiofrequency ablation and complete saphenous vein stripping in patients with mild to moderate chronic venous disease with a 3-year follow-up

Igor Rafael Sincos ORCID logo , Anna Paula Weinhardt Baptista ORCID logo , Felipe Coelho Neto ORCID logo , Nicos Labropoulos ORCID logo , Luciane Basílio Alledi ORCID logo , Emmanuel Machado de Marins ORCID logo , [...]

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4526

ABSTRACT Objective: To compare the use of the radiofrequency thermoablation of the saphenous vein with the ligation technique, and complete removal of the saphenous vein, from the saphenofemoral junction to the ankle. Methods: A total of 49 patients with chronic venous disease in the Comprehensive Classification System for Chronic Venous Disorders (CEAP) classes 2 to 4 for clinical signs, etiology, anatomic distribution and pathophysiology, were assessed at baseline, after 4 weeks, and after 1 year. The parameters assessed were complications, […]