Experience with subfascial ligation for varicose veins in Tanzania: a brief communication.

@article{Malliwah1992ExperienceWS,
  title={Experience with subfascial ligation for varicose veins in Tanzania: a brief communication.},
  author={J A Malliwah and Mohamed R Abdel Aziz and Hagay Amir},
  journal={Hiroshima journal of medical sciences},
  year={1992},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={57-9}
}
From January 1987 through December 1989, ten patients with varicose veins complicated by postphlebitic ulcers were treated at Muhimbili Medical Center, Tanzania, by subfascial ligation of perforating veins. The technique employed was a posterior subfascial approach which avoids making the skin incision through the ulcer itself. The follow up periods ranged… CONTINUE READING