vein stripping

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vein stripping

Surgery The surgical removal of a varicose vein of the leg by ligating it–eg, the great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the junction with the common femoral vein in the groin, then yanking it, which pops off the collaterals, 'stripping' it out in its entirety Indications VS is indicated for 2º varicosities with deep venous insufficiency; 90% of Pts treated by VS have satisfactory functional and cosmetic results; in 10%, varicosities recur. See Varicose veins.

vein strip·ping

(vān strip'ing)
Surgical procedure to alleviate symptoms of varicose veins.
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