Covidien is now Medtronic Minimally Invasive Therapies



Targeted Endovenous Therapy

Delivered by the Covidien ClosureFast™ technology

The Venefit™ procedure uses radiofrequency energy to precisely and effectively treat patients suffering from Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI). With less pain and bruising than alternative treatments, physicians can feel confident that a better patient experience is part of the Venefit procedure1,2.

More than 20% of the general population suffers from varicose veins or CVI3,4. Physicians can now help patients understand their condition and their treatment options.

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  1. Almeida JI, Kaufman J, Goekeritz O, et al. Radiofrequency Endovenous ClosureFAST versus Laser Ablation for the Treatment of Great Saphenous Reflux: A Multicenter, Single-Blinded, Randomized Study (Recovery Study).JVIR; June 2009. 2009 Recovery Study employed 980 nm laser.
  2. L. H. Rasmussen, M. Lawaetz, L. Bjoern, B. Vennits, A. Blemings and B. Eklof, Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Endovenous Laser Ablation, Radiofrequency Ablation, Foam Sclerotherapy and Surgical Stripping for Great Saphenous Varicose Veins. British Journal of Surgery Society Ltd., Wiley Online Library,, March 15, 2011.
  3. F. Pannier, E. Rabe, The Relevance of the Natural History of Varicose Veins and Refunded Care. Phlebology, March 27, 2012, Suppl 1:23-6.
  4. U. Maurins, B. Hoffmann, C Losch, K. H. Jockel, E. Rabe, F. Pannier, Distribution and prevalence of reflux in the superficial and deep venous system in the general population – results from the Bonn Vein Study, Germany. Journal of Vascular Surgery; 48:680-87.