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Varicose veins Treatment

Conventional surgery (Stripping)

Presentation

The stripping method is a common and conventional surgical procedure to treat large calibre varicose veins (over 12mm), when Fast-Closure is not applicable.

It is performed under general anesthetic and requires 1 or 2 days of hospitalization.

Stripping

The operation consists in performing a dissection in the groin area or the pit of the knee in order to rip the varicose veins away with the help of a stripper.

Post-operative