[Role of the external saphenous vein in repeat surgery of primary varicose veins of the lower limbs].

@article{Perrin1980RoleOT,
  title={[Role of the external saphenous vein in repeat surgery of primary varicose veins of the lower limbs].},
  author={Michel Perrin and M Lepr{\^e}tre and François Becker},
  journal={Phlebologie},
  year={1980},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={321-7}
}
Between January 1968 and June 1978, we required to carry out 170 repeat operations for primary varicose veins of the lower limbs. In 34 operations (21.9% of cases) the re-operation involved a surgical procedure on the external saphenous: --in 6 cases, isolated ligature of the arch, --in 28 cases, stripping of the short saphenous. In our practice surgical… CONTINUE READING