phlebectomy


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phlebectomy

(flɪˈbɛktəmɪ)
n
(Surgery) the surgical excision of a vein or part of a vein
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Noun1.phlebectomy - surgical removal or all or part of a vein; sometimes done in cases of severe varicose veins
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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Phlebectomy Removal of bulging varicose veins visible under the skin but only once the cause has been treated using one of the above methods.
Another procedure is phlebectomy, which involves having a small incision made over the vein; the vein is then removed with a small crochet hook-like instrument.
Phlebectomy and stripping are probably the best known procedures; however, they are more of a collection of procedures than single techniques.
Phlebectomy This involves having a small incision made over the vein, which is then removed with an instrument that looks like a small crochet hook.
Conventional surgery was performed under general anesthesia and entailed high ligation of the saphenofemoral junction and phlebectomy of tributaries.
The company said TRIVEX is a Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy System, offering a minimally invasive way to remove varicose veins in a matter of minutes.
This is a high volume low concentration lidocaine/epinephrine solution used by dermatologic surgeons for liposuction ambulatory phlebectomy hair transplantation laser resurfacing flaps and grafts etc.
This technique is frequently used for saphenous vein reflux as an alternative to surgical stripping and for its tributaries as an alternative to phlebectomy.
ambulatory phlebectomy, or removal of veins through a series of tiny incisions; often done in an office under local anesthesia