Is there a stem cell treatment for veins after EVLT?

Endovenous Laser Ablation . 10 answers . 2 years ago

I had gotten EVLT done on my right and left great saphenous veins. This was in 2009, and since then I am having so much pain on my lower calves and ankles, and i started to see some skin discoloration as well. is there a stem cell treatment for veins?

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2 years ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

There is no stem cell therapy. You need to see another vein specialist and have and ultrasound to see what's going on.

2 years ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

There is no stem cell therapy. You need to see another vein specialist and have and ultrasound to see what's going on.


2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

There is no stem cell treatment that I am aware of. You should see your doctor, as you may have another problem.

2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

There is no stem cell treatment that I am aware of. You should see your doctor, as you may have another problem.


2 years ago by Intermountain Vein Center (View Profile)

Not to my knowledge and very unlikely, and even if there was a treatment like that available, it would probably be extremely expensive due to the amount of time and resources it takes to generate stem cells for various treatments.

2 years ago by Intermountain Vein Center (View Profile)

Not to my knowledge and very unlikely, and even if there was a treatment like that available, it would probably be extremely expensive due to the amount of time and resources it takes to generate stem cells for various treatments.


2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

No, there is no stem cell treatment for veins. You should seek a consultation with a board certified vascular surgeon to evaluate what has been and could be done to help you. This should include an ultrasound evaluation.

2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

No, there is no stem cell treatment for veins. You should seek a consultation with a board certified vascular surgeon to evaluate what has been and could be done to help you. This should include an ultrasound evaluation.


2 years ago by The Sheen Vein Institute (View Profile)

The discomfort probably originates from abnormal veins that were not treated or have developed since the original treatment. The discoloration could be coming from some trapped blood within vessels in that region. Blood that is allowed to collect there will actually start to stain the skin. As far as a stem cell treatment, there is not one that know of at this time.

2 years ago by The Sheen Vein Institute (View Profile)

The discomfort probably originates from abnormal veins that were not treated or have developed since the original treatment. The discoloration could be coming from some trapped blood within vessels in that region. Blood that is allowed to collect there will actually start to stain the skin. As far as a stem cell treatment, there is not one that know of at this time.


2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

You need to follow up with a vein specialist. There is no stem cell treatment for veins.

2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

You need to follow up with a vein specialist. There is no stem cell treatment for veins.


2 years ago by VeinCare Centers of Tennessee (View Profile)

No, there is no stem cell treatment for veins. Gravity is inescapable and chronic venous insufficiency is a chronic, progressive condition which will require new treatment for newly failing veins periodically during one's lifetime. Exercise, maintenance of normal weight, avoidance of prolonged sitting or standing when feasible, and routine daily use of elastic support hose will slow down the progression of venous disease, but will not totally prevent future problems.

2 years ago by VeinCare Centers of Tennessee (View Profile)

No, there is no stem cell treatment for veins. Gravity is inescapable and chronic venous insufficiency is a chronic, progressive condition which will require new treatment for newly failing veins periodically during one's lifetime. Exercise, maintenance of normal weight, avoidance of prolonged sitting or standing when feasible, and routine daily use of elastic support hose will slow down the progression of venous disease, but will not totally prevent future problems.


2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

There are no "stem cells" treatment for venous insufficiency. You need to have a new re-evaluation and treat the venous insufficiency below the knee.

2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

There are no "stem cells" treatment for venous insufficiency. You need to have a new re-evaluation and treat the venous insufficiency below the knee.


2 years ago by Vein Specialists (View Profile)

Rather than grasping at the stem cell straw, what you need is another venous insufficiency ultrasound by a reputable and experienced registered vascular technologist who is dedicated to venous disease. There are 5 superficial veins in each leg which can "leak," thus if only the great saphenous vein was closed, you have 4 others which may be part of the problem. There are also connecting veins from the deep system of veins which connect to the skin veins, and these should be investigated as well. Please do not give up.

2 years ago by Vein Specialists (View Profile)

Rather than grasping at the stem cell straw, what you need is another venous insufficiency ultrasound by a reputable and experienced registered vascular technologist who is dedicated to venous disease. There are 5 superficial veins in each leg which can "leak," thus if only the great saphenous vein was closed, you have 4 others which may be part of the problem. There are also connecting veins from the deep system of veins which connect to the skin veins, and these should be investigated as well. Please do not give up.


2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

There is no stem cell treatment for veins at this time available and FDA approved in the U.S.

2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

There is no stem cell treatment for veins at this time available and FDA approved in the U.S.


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