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Endovenous ablation (radiofrequency and laser) and foam sclerotherapy versus conventional surgery for great saphenous vein varices

  1. Craig Nesbitt1,*,
  2. Ron KG Eifell2,
  3. Peter Coyne3,
  4. Hassan Badri4,
  5. Vish Bhattacharya4,
  6. Gerard Stansby5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group

Published Online: 5 OCT 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 24 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005624.pub2


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Nesbitt C, Eifell RKG, Coyne P, Badri H, Bhattacharya V, Stansby G. Endovenous ablation (radiofrequency and laser) and foam sclerotherapy versus conventional surgery for great saphenous vein varices. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD005624. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005624.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of Vascular Surgery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK

  2. 2

    Western Infirmary Glasgow, Department of Vascular and General Surgery, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, UK

  3. 3

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK

  4. 4

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK

  5. 5

    University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Department of Surgery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

*Craig Nesbitt, Department of Vascular Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6SX, UK. craignesbitt@hotmail.co.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 5 OCT 2011

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