Vein Glossary

Below is a glossary of terms related to all aspects of venous disease

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Stripping
The saphenous vein is removed by using a small wire that is passed from the groin to below the knee. This is rarely done now due to newer techniques.
  -- Stripping the long saphenous vein reduces the rate of reoperation for recurrent varicose veins: five-year results of a randomized trial.