Endovenous Laser Publications

Clinical studies for 1470nm laser

  • Endovenous therapies of lower extremity varicosities: a meta-analysis.
    Van Den Bos R, Arends L, Kockaert M, Neumann M, Nijsten T.
    J Vasc Surg. 2009 Jan;49(1):230-9. Epub 2008 Aug 9.
    Link to the abstract
  • A prospective comparison of four methods of endovenous thermal ablation.
    Dzieciuchowicz L, Krasinski Z, Gabriel M and Espinosa G.
    Przeglad Chirurgiczny 2011;83,11,897-606.

    Link to the abstract
  • Randomized clinical trial comparing endovenous laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation, foam sclerotherapy and surgical stripping for great saphenous varicose veins.
    Rasmussen H, Lawaetz M, Bjoern L, Vennits B, Blemings A and Eklof B.
    British J Surg. 2011;98;1079-1087.

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  • Endovenous laser ablation of great saphenous veins using a 1470 nm diode laser and the radial fibre - follow-up after six months.
    Pannier F, Rabe E, Rits J, Kadiss A, Maurins U.
    Phlebology 2011;26:35-39

    Link to the abstract
  • 1470 nm diode laser for endovenous ablation (EVLA) of incompetent saphenous veins - a prospective randomized pilot study comparing warm and cold tumescence anaesthesia.
    Pannier F, Rabe E and Maurins U.
    VASA 2010 Aug;39:249-255.

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  • Comparison of 980 nm laser and bare-tip fibre with 1470 nm laser and radial fibre in the treatment of great saphenous vein varicosities: a prospective randomised clinical trial.
    Doganci S, Demirkilic U.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2010 Apr;40:254-259.
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  • Carbonized blood deposited on fibres during 810, 940, and 1470 nm endovenous laser ablation: thickness and absorption by optical coherence tomography.
    Amzayyb M, Van Den Bos R, Rodach V, De Bruin M, Nijsten T, Neumann M and Van Gemert M.
    Lasers Led Scu. 2010 Feb;25:439-447

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  • Endovenous laser ablation of varicose veins with the 1470-nm diode laser
    Schwarz T, Von Hodenberg E, Furtwangler C, Rastan A, Zeller T, Neumann F-J.
    J Vasc Surg. 2010 Jan;51:1474-8.

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  • Saphenous laser ablation at 1470nm targets the vein wall, not blood.
    Almeida J, Mackay E, Javier J, Mauriello J and Raines J.
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery /Vol. 000, No. 00, Month 2009.
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  • First results with a new 1470-nm diode laser for endovenous ablation of incompetent saphenous veins.
    Pannier P, Rabe E and Maurin U.
    Phlebology 2009;24:26-30.

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Clinical studies for 980nm laser

  • Endovenous laser ablation (980 nm) of the small saphenous vein in a series of 147 limbs with a 3-year follow-up.
    Desmyttère J, Grard C, Stalnikiewicz G, Wassmer B, Mordon S.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2010 Jan;39(1):99-103. Epub 2009 Oct 15.
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  • Treatment of recurrent varicose veins of the great saphenous vein by conventional surgery and endovenous laser ablation.
    Van Groenendael L, Van Der Vliet JA, Flinkenflögel L, Roovers EA, van Sterkenburg SM, Reijnen MM.
    J Vasc Surg. 2009 Nov;50(5):1106-13.

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  • Endovenous thermal ablation of superficial venous insufficiency of the lower extremity: single-center experience with 3000 limbs treated in a 7-year period.
    Ravi R, Trayler EA, Barrett DA, Diethrich EB.
    J Endovasc Ther. 2009 Aug;16(4):500-5.
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  • Endovenous laser treatment of the small saphenous vein.
    Kontothanassis D, Di Mitri R, Ferrari Ruffino S, Zambrini E, Camporese G, Gerard JL, Labropoulos N.
    J Vasc Surg. 2009 Apr;49(4):973-979.e1.
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  • Endovenous 980-nm laser treatment of saphenous veins in a series of 500 patients.
    Desmyttère J, Grard C, Wassmer B, Mordon S.
    J Vasc Surg. 2007 Dec;46(6):1242-7.
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Technical publications

  • Modélisation mathématique du traitement par laser endoveineux.
    Wassmer B, Mordon SR, Zemmouri J.

    IRBM Volume 28, Issue 2, June 2007, Pages 72-79
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  • Mathematical modeling of endovenous laser treatment (ELT).
    Mordon SR, Wassmer B, Zemmouri J.
    Biomed Eng Online. 2006 Apr 25;5:26.
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  • EVLT, continuous mode vs pulse mode, high power vs low power : is there any difference.
    S. Mordon, B. Wassmer.
    Controversis and updates in vascular surgery (CACVS), 2009.
  • Dispositifs de standardisation et de contrôle du déplacement de la fibre optique lors du traitement par laser endoveineux.
    P. Rochon.
    Groupe d'évaluation des lasers et de l'échographie vasculaire (GELEV), 2008.
  • Laser endovenoso.
    R. Anido.
    Técnicas laser endovenoso y percutaneo, 2008
  • A 3 year follow-up study of endovenous 980nm laser treatment (EVLT) of the great and small saphenous vein.
    Desmyttère J, Grard C, Mordon S.
    American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, (ASLMS) Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting, 2007.