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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Varicose Veins or Venous Insufficiency
and you are
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

200 patients with insufficient great saphenous veins will be randomized to either radiofrequency ablation or high ligation/stripping (open surgery). They will be examined according to standardized examination protocol Venous Clinical Severity Score (VCSS), with duplex ultrasound and plethysmography pre- and postoperatively (1-month, 1-, 3 and 5 years). They are to fill questionnaires EuroQol 5 Dimensions (EQ-5D) and disease specific Aberdeen Varicose Vein Questionnaire (AVVQ).

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Radiofrequency ablation
  • Procedure: High ligation/stripping
  • Device: Radiofrequency ablation catheter
  • Procedure: Tumescent anesthesia
  • Procedure: General anesthesia
  • Device: Vein stripping catheter
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02397226. The sponsor of the trial is University Hospital, Linkoeping and it is looking for 200 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Lower Limb Venous Insufficiency and the Effect of Radiofrequency Treatment Versus Open Surgery. A 5-year Follow-up Using Duplex Ultrasound, Plethysmography, VCSS, AVVQ and EQ-5D