A retrospective analysis of a series of patients treated during 5 years was made evaluating, on the basis of the clinical and ultrasonographic examination, the results obtained in the treatment of the varicose disease of the lower limbs for each one of three surgical methodic employed (crossectomy, long or short stripping) as well as patients compliance. All the patients previously underwent ultrasonographic examination to evaluate the reflux rank of the internal saphena and to point out every insufficient veins. On the basis of specific indications, from routinary pre-operative and anaesthesiologic examinations, all the patients were operated. Totally, 784 operations were performed. Thanks to the follow-up, carried out through an objective evaluation (echocolor-Doppler) and subjective one (degree of satisfaction fullfilled through some tests), it is concluded that the most favourable method, among those used, is that of short stripping with wrapping up a silk thread, in accordance to Van der Stricht.
|Titolo:||Varicose disease of lower limbs: our actual orientation.|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2004|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|