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Endovenous Laser Ablation with 1470 nm diode with tumescence anesthesia and saphenofemoral ligation: propensity score match comparison.

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Summary of "Endovenous Laser Ablation with 1470 nm diode with tumescence anesthesia and saphenofemoral ligation: propensity score match comparison."

The aim of this study is to compare two groups of patients treated for great saphenous vein (GSV) reflux with open surgical saphenofemoral ligation (SFL) and EndoVenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) MATERIALS AND
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Consecutive patients with primary unilateral GSV reflux undergoing EVLA treatment since 2014 were enrolled, and another series of patients treated with SFL was considered. The patients were stratified according to treatment and the results were compared using the propensity score (1:1). The covariables were age, gender, BMI, CEAP staging, and GSV and Saphenofemoral Junction diameters. Primary outcome were GSV occlusion or recurrent groin varicose veins at one year after treatment. Secondary outcomes included vein thrombosis, hyperpigmentation, paresthesia, postoperative pain, analgesic requirement, and ecchymosis assessed at discharge and CEAP stage and Quality of life (QoL) assessment one month after surgery.

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Name: Annals of vascular surgery
ISSN: 1615-5947
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