A comparison of varicography and descending phlebography in clinically suspected recurrent groin and upper thigh varicose veins

M. Lea Thomas, Rickhesvar Mahraj

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Abstract

Seventeen legs in 11 patients with recurrent groin or upper thigh varices were examined by both varicography and descending phlebography. In five legs recurrences were shown by both techniques, in 10 by varicography alone, and in three by descending phlebography alone. It is suggested that both varicography and descending phlebography may be necessary to evaluate recurrent varicose veins following surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-162
Number of pages8
JournalPhlebology
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1988

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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