Vein stripping with ligation, avulsion, or ablation; Saphenous vein ligation
Definition of Varicose vein stripping
Vein stripping is surgery to remove varicose veins in the legs.
Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD, Specializing in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/17/2010