Kutz, Charles M.
January 1971
Angiology;Jan1971, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p14
Academic Journal
Presents thoughts on varicose vein operations. Developments in the author's search for an effective method of dealing with varicose veins and their complications; Round up of the lessons learned by the author in his review of his experiences with over one thousand cases of varicose vein operations which he performed; Assertion that in severe cases only one extremity should be operated on at a time and sufficient time must be taken to perform the complete operation.


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