[The sapheno-femoral area: Anatomic study and concepts for the prevention of varicose recurrences].


The rate of varicose recurrences from the groin after stripping of the long saphenous vein is still high in case of ligation flush with the femoral vein. Is it due to a vascular neogenesis or to the development of pre-existing collaterals? Many authors highlighted the necessity of the femoral vein dissection, but the evaluation of the recurrence risk… (More)