Everything has been tried, and your doctor informs you that it is necessary to remove varicose veins. Do not despair, because sometimes it is surgery, and it is true what the best output. And it is worth it not only to agree on the removal of varicose veins, but also to ask, how to prepare for it and how it happens.
Removal of varicose veins – debunking the myths
As with every surgical intervention with the removal of varicose veins are trying to pull longer, not walk, not even think about it. But, unfortunately, the problem is not going anywhere. Processes that change vienna, is irreversible, and the longer we draw an appointment with the surgeon, the more problems we encounter, because the most important thing in varicose disease. Lose it cannot. Whether it pays to wait for the disintegration of the department? What prevents us to go to the surgeon?
There is a myth that the removal of the veins will have a negative impact in the future on the bloodstream. This is incorrect. Removal of subcutaneous veins does not prevent the normal into the bloodstream and safe for the body, because through the subcutaneous veins (the and it their and it amazes varices) in the standard drops no more than 10% of the blood. 90% of venous blood to conduct deep and the so-called connecting veins on the legs.
Another myth says that such an operation heavily tolerated in the body that lose large amounts of blood, and numerous cuts long healed, it limits us in motion. But it is not so. Progress far get ahead, and advanced cases does not get any even tenth of a share of such terrible torment. In addition, in recent years, gained wide distribution method hassle-free removal of varicose veins – removal without incisions, through punctures in the skin. Such intervention is particularly productive is in the early stages of varicose disease.
So, if the indications for surgery, it's not worth it to delay with its implementation, because the sooner is done, the faster occurs the normalization of blood flow and the treatment of other disorders and complications of varicose veins.
Removal of varicose veins – indications and contraindications
There are several indications for surgery to remove varicose veins:
- when large varicose veins:
- if the subcutaneous veins pathologically advanced;
- if the varicose subcutaneous veins accompanied by increased fatigue of the legs and swelling;
- if on the face of signs of violation of the outflow of blood — a feeling of heaviness, swelling, fatigue of the legs;
- varicose veins is accompanied by trophic ulcers;
- in acute thrombophlebitis of varicose dilated veins.
However, together with a notice to surgery, there are contraindications. So, operations are carried out:
- in a later stage of varicose disease
- in hypertensive disease
- in coronary heart disease
- during severe infectious processes
- older sick
- in inflammatory processes of the foot, eczema, pyoderma, erysipelas inflammation, etc.
- does not perform the operation in the pregnancy.
It is equally important to realize that during the surgery can be used various drugs, and if he has an intolerance or allergy to any medication, and especially on the novocain and iodinated substances, if you are taking any medications, be sure to tell your doctor.
Removal of varicose veins - what is done and what after?
Preparing for surgery to remove veins completely simple
- Take a shower,
- Completely shave step, on which surgery will be performed,
- Before the surgery is the skin on the feet should be healthy and miss no pustular diseases,
- If surgery is planned to do under common anesthesia, in the eve of the operation, the prescribed mandatory cleansing enema
- On surgery come in spacious shoes and clothes.
Surgery to remove varicose veins takes about 2 hours. Due to surgery the diseased veins are removed. Marks on the skin after surgery to remove varicose veins virtually unnoticeable – only 3-5 mm. During the operation, when křečovém enlargement of the veins applies anesthesia. In case of detection of poorly functioning valves in the veins, is carried out correction of failed valves, with the aim to restore normal outflow of blood.
After surgery on the veins it is necessary to adhere to several recommendations, the main of them — the elastic compression. After surgery, the patient is recommended to continuously for 1.5—2 months of use elastic bandage or elastic stockings. In addition, for the restoration of function of the operated feet prescribe venotonic drugs.
Also from the first hours after surgery is recommended to rotate, bend the legs and so on And a simple lifting of the end of the bed to 8-10 cm greatly improves the venous blood flow. The second day after the surgery for varicose disease is carried out ligation with the use of compression of the knitted fabric or of the elastic bandage on both legs from tip of toes to the knee joints. Is allowed only after ligation. Also, after the removal of the vein is recommended therapeutic exercises and light massage as a prevention of thrombosis. About two weeks ago, there is no need to do aerobics, gymnastics, or on treadmills, and also access to the sauna and steam bath. Elastic compression is required not less 2 months after the liberation from the seams.