Secondary ablation of saphenous veins: The reasons and the ratios

Aktas A. R. , Ozkan U.

PHLEBOLOGY, vol.31, no.2, pp.141-144, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0268355515581742
  • Title of Journal : PHLEBOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-144


Objective To assess recurrence of saphenous veins and their tributaries following endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) and define primary or secondary ablation ratios as a result of misinterpretation, new incompetency formation, and re-canalization.