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Papers Published
Interet de l'angiographie de la jonction sapheno-femorale au cours de la destruction de la grande veine saphene par le systeme
Lebard C, Zucarelli F Phlebologie 55 263-268 December 2002

Aspects echographiques de la jonction sapheno-femorale apres obliteration de la grande veine saphene par radiofrequence (Closure)
Pichot O, Perrin M Phlebologie 55 329-334 December 2002

Initial experiences in endovenous treatment of Saphenous vein reflux
Sybrandy J. Wittens C. J vasc Surg 36 1207-12 June 2002

Surgical and Endovascular Treatment of Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency
Bergan J, Kumins N, et al Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 13 563-568 June 2002

Endovascular Obliteration of the Greater Saphenous Vein: The Closure Procedure
Kistner, R.L. Japanese Journal of Phlebology 13 325-333 June 2002

Endovascular Obliteration of Saphenous Reflux - A Multicenter Study
Merchant RF, DePalma RG, Kabnick LS. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35 1190-1196 June 2002

Endovenous Obliteration with Radiofrequency - Resistive Heating for Greater Saphenous Vein Insufficiency: A Feasibility Study
Rautio T, Perala J Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 13 569-575 May 2002

Endovenous Obliteration Versus Conventional Stripping Operation in the Treatment of Primary Varicose Veins: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Comparison of the Costs
Rautio T, Ohinmaa A, Perala J, et al. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35 (5) 958-965 January 2002

Closure of the Greater Saphenous Vein with Endoluminal Radiofrequency Thermal Heating of the Vein Wall in Combination with Ambulatory Phlebectomy
Goldman MP, Amiry S Dermatologic Surgery 28:1 29-31 January 2002

Endovascular Obliteration of the Greater Saphenous Vein: The Closure Procedure
Kistner, R.L. Japanese Journal of Phlebology 13 325-333 January 2002

Endovascular Obliteration of the Greater Saphenous Vein: The Closure Procedure
Kistner, R.L. Japanese Journal of Phlebology 13 325-333 January 2002

Aspects echographiques de la jonction sapheno-femorale apres obliteration de la grande veine saphene par radiofrequence (Closure)
O. Pichot, M. Perrin Phlebologie 55 263-243 January 2002

Controlled RF Endovenous Occlusion Using a Unique RF Catheter under Duplex Guidance to Eliminate Saphenous Reflux: Two Year Follow-up
Weiss RA, Weiss MA Dermatologic Surgery 28:1 38-42 December 2001

Twelve and Twenty-Four Month Follow-up after Endovascular Obliteration of Saphenous Vein Reflux - A Report from the Multi-Center Registry
Kabnick LS, Merchant RF Journal of Phlebology 1 17-24 October 2001

Endovenous Techniques for Elimination of Saphenous Reflux: a Valuable Treatment Modality
Weiss, RA Dermatologic Surgery 27:10 902-905 July 2001

Duplex Guided Endovascular Occlusion of Refluxing Saphenous Veins
Dauplaise TL, Weiss R Journal of Vascular Technology 25 (2) 79-82 January 2001

Destruction de la Grande Veine Saphene par le Systeme Closure
Lebard C, Zuccarelli F Occlusion of Greater Saphenous Vein by Closure System Phlebologie 54:3 286-291 December 2000

Role of Duplex Imaging in Endovenous Obliteration for Primary Venous Insufficiency
Pichot O, Sessa C, Chandler JG, et. al. The Journal of Endovascular Therapy 7:6 451-459 November 2000

Defining the Role of Extended Sapheno-Femoral Junction Ligation: A Prospective Comparative Study
Chandler JG, Pichot O, Sessa C, et. al. Journal of Vascular Surgery 32 (5) 941-953 August 2000

Endovenous Management of Saphenous-Vein Reflux
Manfrini S, Gasbarro V, Chandler JG, et. al. Journal of Vascular Surgery 32 (2) 330-342 May 2000

Treatment of Primary Venous Insufficiency by Endovenous Saphenous-Vein Obliteration
Chandler JG, Pichot O, Sessa C, et. al. Vascular Surgery 34 (3) 201-214 (Download the file) May 2000

Closure of the Greater Saphenous Vein with Endoluminal Radiofrequency Thermal Heating of the Vein Wall in Combination with Ambulatory Phlebectomy: Preliminary 6 month Follow-up
Goldman MP Journal of Dermatologic Surgery 26 452-456

Book Chapters
Endovascular Therapy for Varicose Veins
Perrin M Insuficiencia Benousa Cronica - Epidemologia investigacion, diagnostico y tratamiento 211-20 October 2001

Endovenous Saphenous Vein Ablation
Bergan JJ Mosby Inc. Chapter 9 Advances in Vascular Surgery 9 123-132 April 2001

Endovenous Vein Closure
Nicolaides AN W.B. Saunders Company 4th Edition Vascular and Endovascular Surgical Techniques January 2001

RF Mediated Endovenous Occlusion
Edited by Weiss RA, Feied CF, Weiss MA McGraw-Hill Companies Chapter 23 Vein Diagnosis & Treatment a Comprehensive Approach 211-222 January 1999

Controlled Radiofrequency-Mediated Endovenous Shrinkage and Occlusion
Edited by Goldman MP, Weiss RA, Bergan JJ Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. Chapter 12 Varicose Veins and Telangiectasias Diagnosis and Treatment 217-224

Abstracts Published or Presented
Treatment of Primary Venous Insufficiency By Endovenous Obliteration with the VNUS-Closure System. Results of a Multicenter Prospective Study
Nicolini Presented at the European Society for Vascular Surgery July 2002

Duplex Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of the Greater Saphenous Vein
Gunter, Berdefo, Cruz, Suggs Presented at the Society of Vascular Surgery June 2001

Treatment of Varicose Greater Saphenous Vein with Endoluminal Radiofrequency Closure and Ambulatory Phlebectomy
Goldman MP Abstracts from the International Union of Phlebology Meeting, Rome, Italy 20 June 2001

Conventional Ligation of Competent Saphenofemoral Junctional Tributaries is not Necessary to Prevent Greater Saphenous Reflux
Kabnick LS, Merchant RF Abstracts from the International Union of Phlebology Meeting, Rome, Italy 20 June 2001

Contribution of Duplex Scanning in the Closure Procedure: Pre, Peri, and Postoperative Use and Results
Pichot O Abstracts from the International Union of Phlebology Meeting, Rome, Italy 20 June 2001

Treatment of Primary Venous Insufficiency by Endovenous Obliteration with the VNUS Closure System. Results of a Multi-Center Study
Sessa C, Pichot O, Perrin M Abstracts from the International Union of Phlebology Meeting, Rome, Italy 20 June 2001

SUPT Anesthesia for RF Occlusion and EVLT Procedures of the Greater Saphenous Vein
Weiss RA Abstracts from the International Union of Phlebology Meeting, Rome, Italy 20 June 2001

Treatment of the Lesser Saphenous Vein with RF Endovenous Occlusion
Weiss RA Abstracts from the International Union of Phlebology Meeting, Rome, Italy 20 June 2001

VNUS Closure in 250 Procedures - A Single Surgeon Experience
Whiteley M, Holdstock Abstracts from the International Union of Phlebology Meeting, Rome, Italy 20 February 2001

Twelve Month Follow-up after Endovascular Obliteration of Saphenous Vein Reflux - A Report from the Multi-Center Closure Registry
Merchant RF, Kabnick LS, et. al. Presented at the American Venous Forum annual meeting January 2001

Un Procede Nouveau Dans Le Traitement Des Varices Des Memberes Inferieurs: La Technique Closure
Perrin M Angiologie 52 (4) 22-28 December 2000

In-situ Endovenous Obliteration, An Effective Minimally Invasive Surrogate for Saphenous Vein Stripping
Whiteley M, Pichot O, Sessa C, et. al. Presented at the International Congress of Endovascular Surgery, February 2000 Journal of Endovascular Therapy 7 451-459 October 2000

Treatment of Saphenous Reflux Using Endovascular Occlusion - A Multi-Center Study
Kabnick LS, Merchant RF, Weiss RA, et. al. Presented at the Phlebology Society of America annual meeting, New Orleans September 2000

Endovascular Obliteration of Saphenous Reflux - A Multi-Center Study
Merchant RJ, DePalma R, Kabnick LS, et. al. Presented at the Western Vascular Society annual meeting, September 2000 August 2000

Duplex-Guided Endovascular Occlusion of Refluxing Saphenous Veins
Dauplaise TL, Presented at the annual Society for Vascular Technology meeting June 2000

Endovascular Obliteration of Saphenous Reflux, A Surrogate for Vein Ligation and Stripping
Kabnick LS, Merchant RF, Simonian S Presented as a poster at the Society for Vascular Surgery June 2000

Endovascular Treatment of Primary Venous Insufficiency by Endovenous Obliteration with the VNUS-Closure System. Results of an European Multi-Center Prospective Study
Nicolini P, Sessa C, Pichot O, et. al. Presented at the European Venous Forum annual meeting April 2000

Therapie von Vena Saphena Magna - Varikosen Mit Der VNUS-Closure- Methode
Mulkens, Rabe, Pannich-Fischer Presented at the annual congress of the German Society of Vascular Surgery April 2000

Duplex-Scan Imaging Contribution to Treatment of Primary Venous Insufficiency by Endovenous Obliteration with the VNUS Closure System
Perrin M, Sessa C, Chandler JG, Nuta M, Pichot O Presented at the annual congress of the German Vascular Surgery Society March 2000

Endovascular Occlusion of Saphenous Veins - A Multi-Center Study
Marzano M, Yunez S Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (SCVIR) January 2000

Interest of Color Duplex Ultrasound Scan in the Treatment of Primary Venous Insufficiency by Endovenous Obliteration
Pichot O, Sessa C, Chandler JG, Nuta M, Perrin M Presented at the summer meeting of the International Union of Angiology, Belgium December 1999

Minimally Invasive Endovenous "Closure" Procedure to Abolish Reflux in Patients with Saphenous Incompetence
Lennox, et. al. Presented at the Endovascular Symposium, Sydney, Australia September 1999

Treatment of Superficial Refluxing Veins with the VNUS Closure Vein Treatment System
Mulkens, et. al. Presented at the European Congress of the Union Internationale de Phlebologie February 1999

Endovenous Management of Saphenous Vein Reflux
Manfrini S, et. al. Presented at the American Venous Forum 11th Annual Meeting September 1998

Controlled RF Endovenous Vein Occlusion for the Treatment of Venous Insufficiency
Weiss RA. Presented at the XIII World Congress