Should I have endovenous thermal ablation followed by sclerotherapy if I take Eliquis 5mg twice daily?
ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (3)
2 months ago by HeartCare Associates Vein Center
Depends what it is for- if it's acute DVT then no. If it's for prevention of DVT with a patent deep venous system by ultrasound or Afib then you can.
2 months ago by Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI , RPhS
I almost never stop anticoagulants with vein procedures like endovenous ablation. There is more bruising with sclerotherapy and you should use some topical creams to reduce hemosiderin staining, I recommend Sclerovase and Scleroquin plus.
2 months ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis
Blood thinners do not preclude you from laser ablation of saphenous veins or sclerotherapy. You may experience a little more bruising but in the hands of an experienced vascular trained surgeon the procedures are successful.
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