Patterns of saphenous reflux in women with primary varicose veins.

@article{Engelhorn2005PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of saphenous reflux in women with primary varicose veins.},
  author={Carlos Alberto Engelhorn and Ana Luiza Valiente Engelhorn and Maria Fernanda Cassou and Sergio Xavier De Salles-Cunha},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={
          645-51
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Varicose veins have been linked to great saphenous vein (GSV) reflux and in particular, with reflux at the saphenofemoral junction (SFJ). Early stages of disease, however, may be associated with limited, localized reflux in segments of the GSV and/or small saphenous vein (SSV). Ultrasound mapping of saphenous veins was performed to determine patterns of GSV and SSV reflux in women with simple, primary varicose veins. METHODS Ultrasound mapping was performed prospectively in 590… CONTINUE READING
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