Expert review on the VenaSeal® system for endovenous cyano-acrylate adhesive ablation of incompetent saphenous trunks in patients with varicose veins

Expert Rev Med Devices. 2017 Oct;14(10):755-762. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2017.1378093.


The treatment of incompetent truncal veins has been innovated by the introduction of minimally invasive non-thermal non-tumescent (NTNT) techniques. One of these consists of the use of cyanoacrylate glue to occlude the vein lumen by means of the VenaSeal device. Areas covered: This expert-review aims to evaluate NTNT ablation of incompetent saphenous trunks using the VenaSeal device. Expert commentary: Cyanoacrylate adhesive embolization of incompetent truncal veins using the VenaSeal device is a safe and efficacious innovative technique. Further studies are needed to evaluate anatomical and clinical outcomes at long term.

Keywords: VenaSeal; non tumescent; saphenous; varicose veins; venous.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cyanoacrylates / administration & dosage*
  • Embolization, Therapeutic / adverse effects
  • Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
  • Humans
  • Laser Therapy
  • Saphenous Vein*
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Varicose Veins / therapy*


  • Cyanoacrylates