Endovenous Laser Ablation

March 13, 2017

Marking phlebectomy sites


Scanning the Greater Saphenous Vein (GSV)


Injecting anesthetic at phlebectomy sites


We use the ‘Dornier Laser’ 


Dornier settings


Use a small needle to access the GSV


Insert guide wire, catheter & laser fiber


Use ultrasound to make sure the laser fiber is 2 inches below the junction of the saphenous and femoral vein (SFJ)

Using a local anesthetic (tumescent/dilute lidocaine with epinephrine) to numb the areas where the laser will be fired.


Laser is now being fired