Saphenous surgery does not correct perforator incompetence in the presence of deep venous reflux.

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PURPOSE To determine which patients require subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery (SEPS) in addition to saphenous surgery to correct pathologic outward flow within incompetent medial calf perforating veins (IPVs). METHODS Sixty-two limbs of 47 patients undergoing sapheno-femoral ligation, stripping of the long saphenous vein in the thigh, and multiple… (More)

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@article{Stuart1998SaphenousSD, title={Saphenous surgery does not correct perforator incompetence in the presence of deep venous reflux.}, author={William Stuart and Dieter Adam and Paul Allan and Charles Vaughan Ruckley and Andrew W Bradbury}, journal={Journal of vascular surgery}, year={1998}, volume={28 5}, pages={834-8} }