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Minimally invasive vein surgery: ambulatory phlebectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14614696     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ambulatory phlebectomy has proven to be an effective treatment for varicose veins. Alone or complementing the treatment of incompetent long or short saphenous vein by high ligation, saphenectomy, or transcatheter occlusion, ambulatory phlebectomy not only adequately and satisfactorily removes the diseased veins but also results in a series of extremely small micro-incisions, which are cosmetically pleasing to the patient and the surgeon. Furthermore, the entire procedure can be performed under local anesthesia on an ambulatory basis.
Jose Antonio Olivencia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1089-2516     ISO Abbreviation:  Tech Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2003 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-17     Completed Date:  2004-03-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9806675     Medline TA:  Tech Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright 2003 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Iowa Vein Center, West Des Moines, IA 50266, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures*
Anesthesia, Local
Postoperative Care
Postoperative Complications / etiology
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive*
Varicose Veins / surgery*
Vascular Surgical Procedures*

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