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Surgical Removal

Overview
Surgical techniques to treat varicose veins include ligation (tying off of a vein), surgical stripping (removal of a long segment of vein by pulling it out with a special instrument), and ambulatory phlebectomy.

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Surgery may be performed using local, spinal, or general anesthesia. Most patients return home the same day as the procedure. Doctors prefer surgery to treat large varicose veins.

Last updated: 26-May-04


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Varicose Vein
By adrianwillson

Posted: Oct 13, 2018
In most cases the varicose veins doesn't cause any pain but it looks ugly. So treatment of varicose veins required and vein care must be done by the people. Giving a visit the to the vein doctor is ...

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