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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Results and technique of stripping operation for varicose veins.
The Company is considering two mining options - staged launch of the underground mine or creation of a single super-pit uniting Vostochny and Zapadny pits with optimized mining and stripping operations.
He estimates the haul road should be built before the end of this year and stripping operations will begin.
The acid stripping operations, along with the open dumping of waste and ash residue into ditches and riverbeds, has rendered the well water and ground water of Guiyu undrinkable.
Gone are the days of painful treatments needed to address varicose veins, where the patient had to submit to invasive vein stripping operations which frequently proved ineffective in the long run.
Waste stripping operations at Briggs in the first half of 2013 have now accessed planned ore supplies in the Goldtooth South pit.
Although a final project has not yet been sanctioned, pre-Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies are ongoing for liquid natural gas (LNG) and condensate stripping operations as options for monetization of the gas and condensate.
The contract calls for Double Day to build a processing facility at the Miller site with which to convert waste coal fines into stoker sized steam coal briquettes The waste coal fines are generated at Miller's coal cleaning operations located at the Barr's Mills tipple in Tuscawaras County, Ohio and will also include coal fines intrinsic to waste outcroppings from Millers coal stripping operations.
Guided tours of the mine site located 10 km North of Peace River were arranged for the open house attendees on October 11 to view the deposit and stripping operations.
The revised estimate reflects the Company's focus on preparations for its enhanced mining plan, which include increased stripping operations planned for the fourth quarter at the Rainbow pit.
LTV Steel Mining will suspend stripping operations effective May 28, 2000.
This makes it possible to perform stripping operations in one bay and painting operations in the next bay.