[Surgical therapy of varicose veins of the lower limb (author's transl)].Wien Klin Wochenschr. 1976 Nov 26; 88(22):745-7.WK
Between 1969 and 1975 302 patients were surgically treated for varicose veins of the lower limbs (bilaterally in 61 cases) in the 2nd Department of Surgery, University of Vienna. 151 patients (including 30 cases operated on bilaterally) were followed up. The "classic" technique of vein stripping introduced by Babcock , modified in regard to certain details, was employed. The results of the follow-up examinations are presented and discussed.