A non-traumatic technique for removal of the great saphenous vein at varicose vein surgery

Vascular Surgery
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2008.0001
8
1-3
A non-traumatic technique for removal of the great saphenous vein at varicose vein surgery

Varicose vein surgery is one of the commonest surgeries performed in the Western world. Utilisation of a plastic stripper and olive or a perforation/inversion metallic stripper has been used to remove the great saphenous vein in the thigh. We describe a non-traumatic technique for removal of the great saphenous vein that has minimal complications.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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