Combination of Aetoxisclerol with Glucose for the Treatment of Varicose Veins and Telangiectasias

  • F. Zuccarelli
Conference paper


AETOXISCLEROL is hydroxypolyethoxydodecane, to which is added absolute ethyl alcohol to ensure stability of the substance with respect to heat. Its international non-proprietary name is poliodocanol. It is marketed under the name AETOXISCLEROL. Hydroxypolyethoxydodecane is a hydrophilic ether chain (polyethylene hydroxide) combined with a liposoluble or hydrophobic alcohol (dodecylic alcohol).


Toxicity Ethyl Hydroxide Polyethylene Syringe 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Zuccarelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Head of Phlebology and Angiology DepartmentHôpital Saint MichelParisFrance

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