Clinical & Lifestyle Benefits


The VenaSeal™ closure system reduces discomfort and recovery time.1-4  Only one needle stick of numbing medicine is required during the procedure, and no compression stockings are required afterward.*

*Some patients may benefit from the use of compression stockings post-procedure.


The VenaSeal™ closure system is designed to allow rapid return to normal activities3


The VenaSeal™ closure system is designed to reduce recovery time.  Many patients return to normal activity immediately after the procedure.  Your doctor can help you determine when you can return to normal activity.


The VenaSeal™ closure system is minimally invasive and catheter-based. As such, it may involve the following risks. Your doctor can help you understand these risks.

•Allergic reaction to the VenaSeal™ adhesive
•Arteriovenous fistula (i.e., an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein)
•Bleeding from the access site
•Deep vein thrombosis (i.e., blood clot in the deep vein system)
•Edema (i.e., swelling) in the treated leg
•Hematoma (i.e., the collection of blood outside of a vessel)
•Hyperpigmentation (i.e., darkening of the skin)
•Infection at the access site
•Neurological deficits including stroke and death
•Non-specific mild inflammation of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue
•Paresthesia (i.e., a feeling of tingling, pricking, numbness or burning)
•Phlebitis (i.e., inflammation of a vein)
•Pulmonary embolism (i.e., blockage of an artery in the lungs)
•Urticaria (i.e., hives) or ulceration may occur at the site of injection
•Vascular rupture and perforation
•Visible scarring

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