How successful is varicose vein surgery? A patient outcome study following varicose vein surgery using the SF-36 Health Assessment Questionnaire.


OBJECTIVE Assessment of outcome after varicose vein surgery. DESIGN Prospective study using the Health Assessment Questionnaire (SF36) which considers different aspects of overall health. SETTING University Hospital and Community. MATERIALS 150 patients undergoing varicose vein surgery. CHIEF OUTCOME MEASURES SF36 questionnaires were sent pre… (More)