TITLE

Varicography in the Management of Recurrent Varicose Veins

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, M. Lea; Keeling, F. P.
PUB. DATE
August 1986
SOURCE
Angiology;Aug1986, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p570
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Forty lower extremities in 29 patients with recurrent varicose veins have been investigated by varicography In 29 lower extremities the recurrent varicosities were on the long saphenous venous system and in 11 lower extremities on the short saphenous system. The recurrences consisted of varicose segments or tributaries of the long or short saphenous veins, varicose tributaries at the sites of previous ligations of varicose veins, and varicosities associated with in- competent perforating veins in the midthigh and calf. It is suggested that varicography is a useful method for demonstrating the sites of recurrent varicose veins and for enabling definitive surgery to be performed.
ACCESSION #
16477713

 

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