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Perforator Surgery: What Is Its Role?

  • Wesley P. Stuart


Minimally invasive surgical interruption of calf perforating vessels is now widely utilised in the management of the complications of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) [1–4]. However, the precise role of incompetent calf perforating veins (IPV) in the pathogenesis of the skin changes of CVI has never been defined and, as a result, the indications for subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery (SEPS) remain controversial [5].


Varicose Vein Venous Disease Venous Ulceration Chronic Venous Insufficiency Chronic Venous Insufficiency 
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