Closure of the greater saphenous vein with endoluminal radiofrequency thermal heating of the vein wall in combination with ambulatory phlebectomy: preliminary 6-month follow-up.

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BACKGROUND Incompetence of the saphenofemoral junction with reflux into the greater saphenous vein is one cause of chronic venous hypertension which may lead to the development of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins. Therefore treatment is necessary. OBJECTIVE To evaluate a novel method for closing the incompetent greater saphenous vein at its junction… (More)

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@article{Goldman2000ClosureOT, title={Closure of the greater saphenous vein with endoluminal radiofrequency thermal heating of the vein wall in combination with ambulatory phlebectomy: preliminary 6-month follow-up.}, author={Mitchel P. Goldman}, journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]}, year={2000}, volume={26 5}, pages={452-6} }