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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 65, No. 6, 2003, pp. 519-520
Bioline Code: is03115
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 65, No. 6, 2003, pp. 519-520

 en Point in Technique - Alternatives to metal strippers for varicose vein stripping
D. Premkumar, M. Palainappan, R. Muthussamy, C. Nandagopal


Use of a nasogastric tube for stripping of long saphenous vein described. For smaller veins, use of skin hook for stripping the veins is described.

Varicose vein stripping, Nasogastric tube, Skin hook

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