Issues After Therapy of Head and Neck Venous Malformations With Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate Foam.
J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Jun;28(four):e388-e392
Authors: Colletti G, Deganello A, Bardazzi A, Mattassi R, Dalmonte P, Gazzabin L, Stillo F
PURPOSE: The intention of this research was to guage issues in sufferers with head and neck venous malformations (VMs) handled with foam sclerotherapy utilizing sodium tetradecyl sulfate (STS).
METHODS: The authors retrospectively evaluated the issues, ache. and diploma of satisfaction in 69 consecutive sufferers affected by cervicofacial VM managed with STS utilizing the Tessari technique in a single establishment.
RESULTS: The common variety of procedures for every affected person was 2.1. Essentially the most frequent complication was blistering. We noticed 1 affected person of non permanent weak spot of a facial nerve department, 1 paradoxical embolism, and 1 orbital compartment syndrome.The common ache rating was zero (no ache in any respect) (51.5%). There was no statistically important correlation between affected person satisfaction and the presence of issues or the diploma of ache.
CONCLUSIONS: Sclerotherapy with STS is an efficient remedy that yields to very excessive affected person satisfaction. This process has an general low complication charge and is often efficient inside a couple of classes. Nevertheless, extreme issues might happen; these should be identified within the knowledgeable consent and the surgeon should pay attention to and able to rapidly deal with them to forestall long-term sequelae.
PMID: 28328612 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]