Treatment Modalities for Small Saphenous Vein Insufficiency: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

PURPOSE To investigate and compare the anatomical success rates and complications of the treatment modalities for small saphenous vein (SSV) incompetence. METHODS A systematic literature search was performed in PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library on the following therapies for incompetence of SSVs: surgery, endovenous laser ablation (EVLA… CONTINUE READING