Varicose vein stripping

Alternative Names

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.

Review

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

Circulatory system

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