Recurrent Varicose Veins; A Doppler and Computerized Air Pletysmography Study

  • U. Alonzo
  • A. Garavello
Conference paper


Recurrent varicose veins are a common clinical problem; the incidence is variable, but data from Centers worldwide report a recurrence rate (after 5 years) in the order of 20%, and this probably increases with time.




Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Negus D. Recurrent varicose veins: a national problem Br. J. Surg. 1993; 80: 823–824PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Olivier C. Le traitment chirurgical des recidives après operation pour varices essentielles. J. Chir. 1975; 109: 565–574Google Scholar
  3. Christopoulos D., Nicolaides A.N., Szendro G. Venous reflux: quantification and correlation with the clinical severity of chronic venous disease. Br. J. Surg. 1988; 75: 352–356PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Sarin S., Scurr J.H., Coleridge Smith P.D. Assessment of stripping the long saphenous vein in the treatment of primary varicose veins. Br. J. Surg. 1992; 79: 889–893PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Redwood N.F.W., Lambert D. Patterns of reflux in recurrent varicose veins assessed by duplex scanning. Br. J. Surg. 1994; 81: 1450–1451PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Glass G.M. Neovascularization in recurrence of the varicose great saphenous vein following transection. Phlebology 1987; 2: 81–91.Google Scholar
  7. Nabatoff R.A. Reasons for major recurrence following operations for varicose veins. Surg. Gyn. Obst. 1969; 128: 275–278PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Alonzo
    • 1
  • A. Garavello
    • 1
  1. 1.Servizio di Flebologia ChirurgicaRomaItaly

Personalised recommendations