Steam Vein Sclerosis


Service description

SVS (steam vein sclerosis) method for vein treatment has been used since 2006 all over the world, more than 3.000 surgeries have been performed so far, which is sufficient to give a definitely positive evaluation of this method, acknowledges Dr. Rene Milleret. This is a system of injection into which heated sterile water steam is administered as microimpuses through a catheter with micro holes at the end. Thus contraction and closure of venous wall is achieved. SVS technique is especially innovative: it is not similar to other techniques, as steam directly affects the vein and closes it causing it even less injury. Each steam microimpulse releases 60 J of energy. The number of impulses varies depending on vein diameter. 


 Service includes:

  • Consultation with doctor phlebologist

  • Duplex ultrasonography

  • Operation

  • Operation on one leg posterior small vein

  • Extirpation of collaterals

  • Local anesthesia

  • Day 2 control visit and compression sock.

  • Overnight stay in clinic (breakfast and supper included)

Diagnostic needed

Diagnostic needed before operation:

  • Conclusion of a phlebologist for need of operation

  • Results of Duplexsonography

  • Images of leg/legs wanting to be operated

  • Blood tests prior the operation (not older than 2 weeks)

  • Full blood analysis

  • Glucose level in blood

  • Urea, bilirubin, ASAT, ALAT

  • Coagulogramm

  • Group of blood + Rh factor

  • Markers for hepatitis B, C

  • Urine analysis

  • ECG

  • X-ray of thorax (valid for 1 year)  

Patient’s suitability for procedure

Suitability for operation for every patient is determined with help of blood analyses. In case of severe liver, kidney, lung, heart illnesses or inherited conditions risk of operation is increased!  


Realization time

Two days

  • First day – in the morning consultation with phlebology specialist and in the afternoon operation.

  • Second day – inspection and change of bandages

Postoperative accommodation is provided in clinic’s day hospital in single postoperative room with all facilities. In room there is available to use TV, DVD and Wi-Fi. Patient is cured and supervised by high class medical stuff with newest equipment. You can’t feel atmosphere of hospital in this day care center.  

Recovery process

The main advantage is moderate tissue injury rate which is achieved due to small punctures of the skin, application of local anaesthesia; the patient only stays in the day patient facility for 1-2 hours, and on the following day he can resume his productive social life. Relapse rate after such surgeries is the lowest, and the cosmetic result is excellent.  



Price (1 leg), EUR

Price (2 legs), EUR

Phlebologist’s consultation + duplex ultrasonography 










Additional expenses

  • Premium for operation performed in day of consultation – 25% of service price

  • Additional payment for endovasal additional branch closure – 81 EUR

  • Additional payment in case of complicated varicose veins – 81 – 220 EUR

  • Compression sock – 70 EUR

  • Inspection visit and bandage change next day – 18 EUR

  • Day hospital – 121 EUR

Other important comment

  • If patient’s leg size is not in frames of standard sizes used, compression sock must be ordered two weeks in advance prior to operation.
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Before and after