Historical Background and Rationale

  • Paolo ZamboniEmail author


To ablate or not to ablate has been the question whenever approaching the saphenous trunk for decades. Evidence-based indications are now available in the literature favouring the saphenous sparing procedures. Nevertheless, the general misconception is that saphenous sparing strategies are too complicated. The present textbook aims to clarify the principles of a correct hemodynamic approach for chronic venous disease management while providing tips and tricks for an improvement not just of the technique but also of the same strategy, not just of the mini-invasiveness but also of the recurrence rate.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Vascular Surgery and Vascular Diseases CenterUniversity of FerraraFerraraItaly
  2. 2.Unit of Translational SurgeryAOU FerraraFerraraItaly

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