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Are the tributaries of the greater saphenous vein stripped while the greater saphenous vein is stripped?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology
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In brief: Vein Surgery.

Vein ligation and stripping is a procedure rarely done any more because of the newer closure procedures.
When the greater saphenous vein is stripped usually the tributary varicose veins are also removed through small incisions rather than actually stripping them.

In brief: Vein Surgery.

Vein ligation and stripping is a procedure rarely done any more because of the newer closure procedures.
When the greater saphenous vein is stripped usually the tributary varicose veins are also removed through small incisions rather than actually stripping them.
Dr. John Landi
Dr. John Landi
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Vein strip

Usually no need because the vein feeding is being removed However if you are planning treatment a thermal ablation is a better option

In brief: Vein strip

Usually no need because the vein feeding is being removed However if you are planning treatment a thermal ablation is a better option
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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