Martinet, J. D.
January 1976
Angiology;Jan1976, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p26
Academic Journal
The following technique is normally used in our Phlebology Centre for varicose veins with ostial incapacity of the internal saphenous vein: 1. A first stage, consisting of an enlarged crossectomy of the internal saphenous vein, combined with a stripping operation, more often long than short. 2. In a second stage it is essential to follow the course of the varicose condition, which is undertaken by the medical team, using a postoperative sclerosing technique. The advantage of this combined technique is that it produces stable results with a minimum number of incisions, so that the results in the great majority of cases, are very satisfactory from the aesthetic point of view.


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