Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/49240
Title: Sclerotherapy of face and oral cavity low flow vascular malformations: Our experience
Authors: Górriz-Gómez, E.
Vicente-Barrero, M. 
Loras-Caballero, M. L.
Bocanegra-Pérez, S.
Castellano-Navarro, J. M.
Pérez-Plasencia, D.
Ramos-Macías, A.
Keywords: Craniofacial Venous Malformations
Foam Sclerotherapy
Polidocanol
Efficacy
Ethanol
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: 0266-4356
Journal: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 
Abstract: We have reviewed our experience (15 patients during the period 2008-2012) in the treatment of low flow vascular malformations (LFVMs) of the face and oral cavity with polidocanol foam sclerotherapy. They were diagnosed clinically and with the help of Doppler ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. The maximum dose recommended for each session was 20 mg/day and the minimum interval between sessions was 4 weeks. Embolisation was repeated as many times as needed until the size of the lesions and the symptoms had been reduced sufficiently. Patients were followed up 1, 6, and 12 months after treatment had finished, and the size of the lesions was assessed objectively.The 8 men and 7 women were aged between 18 and 71 (mean 44) years. The lesions had reduced and symptoms had improved in all cases. During the follow-up period, one patient relapsed and developed further symptoms. The pain and postoperative inflammation were successfully controlled with an analgesic and an anti-inflammatory drug. There was only one complication (superficial necrosis), which healed completely by second intention.Direct puncture and sclerosis with polidocanol foam are an effective treatment for LFVM of the face and oral cavity. (C) 2013 The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/49240
ISSN: 0266-4356
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2013.04.006
Source: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery[ISSN 0266-4356],v. 52, p. 43-47
Appears in Collections:Artículos
Show full item record

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

15
checked on Aug 1, 2021

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

13
checked on May 9, 2021

Page view(s)

10
checked on Aug 1, 2021

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Share



Export metadata



Items in accedaCRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.