Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)

Imaging & Interventional Specialists Your Varicose Veins Solution
Radiofrequency Ablation

Imaging & Interventional Specialists are experienced and successful in dealing with varicose veins using a variety of “pinhole” procedures including radiofrequency ablation. Varicose veins are overfilled veins and appear bulging, lumpy or twisted. They can cause symptoms such as leg heaviness, leg pain with standing, leg numbness and restless legs and lead to leg discoloration and leg ulcers.

RFA involves guiding a tiny specialized catheter that emits radiofrequency waves into the veins in question. This stops blood flow in these veins eliminating your problems. Our board-certified vascular physicians offer in office diagnostic testing and will customize a treatment plan to address your varicose veins. Our medical team will focus on treating your varicose veins to eliminate them and the symptoms they cause..

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Imaging & Interventional Specialists offer FDA-approved treatments (non-surgical alternatives).

Call us now or schedule an appointment to discuss your condition and your options.



What Are Varicose Veins And How Are They Caused?

Varicose veins are caused by veins becoming overfilled due to failing valves. When valves fail instead of leg muscles pumping blood towards the heart as me move blood refluxes towards the feet and veins fill and bulge. A range of symptoms can develop due to the bulging vessels.

graphic comparing normal vein and varicose vein
Radiofrequency Ablation: One Of The Advanced “Pinhole” Procedures Does Imaging & Interventional Specialists Offer For Varicose Veins

Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive, “pinhole” procedure where ultrasound is used to guide miniaturized equipment to your distended veins. Radiofrequency waves cause the culprit veins to close off so the symptoms due to the veins are eliminated. Advantages of radiofrequency ablation include:

  • Treats mildly to moderately distended veins that fill with blood
  • Minimally invasive “pinhole” procedure
  • Outpatient procedure
  • Quick recovery
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Imaging & interventional specialists “pinhole” procedures: fast recovery, less risk, less pain, comfortable setting

Our experienced board-certified specialists successfully perform “pinhole” procedures every day offering this region leading, state-of-the-art solutions to spider and varicose veins.. Our minimally invasive image guided procedures are cutting edge technology without the cutting, without the scalpel. You leave with a Band-Aid!

  • Procedures are usually done in a comfortable outpatient setting with familiar friendly staff
  • Pinhole procedures offer fast recovery, less risk, and less pain

Why imaging & interventional specialists?

Imaging & Interventional Specialists are leaders in interventional radiology and experts in the minimally invasive procedures that will cure or minimize your spider and varicose veins including sclerotherapy

Using state-of-the-art equipment, our experienced board-certified specialists are focused on your best outcome.

It is important to determine whether you have varicose veins since these can progress to chronic venous insufficiency and venous ulcers. At Imaging & Interventional Specialists board certified physicians offer in-house testing for diagnosis and to develop an individualized treatment program for your spider and varicose veins.

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Imaging & Interventional Specialists
1601 Murchison Drive
El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-303-8977
Fax: 915-779-9988

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