A randomised clinical trial comparing n-butyl cyanoacrylate, radiofrequency ablation and endovenous laser ablation for the treatment of superficial venous incompetence: two year follow up results. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2018; 56: 553-560.

Published: 19th December 2018

Authors: Eroglu E, Alptekin Y


A total of 525 patients were initially randomized. Occlusion rates were similar after two years: glue 92.6 per cent, RFA 90.9 per cent, and laser 91.5 per cent. Venous clinical severity scores improved in all groups, but were lowest (best) after glue treatment (P<0.001).

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