Surgical Outcomes of Varicose Veins at Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa, Nepal

  • Santosh Shah Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery (CTVS), Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
  • Sumod Koirala Department of Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
  • Saroj Pradhan Department of Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
  • Ashok Pradhan Department of Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
Keywords: Varicose vein, Stripping long and short saphenous vein

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: This study was conducted to analyse the surgical outcomes of varicose vein at Universal College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Bhairahawa.

 MATERIALS AND METHODS: A hospital based prospective study done at UCMS, Bhairahwa, Nepal over the period of one year, where all the patients who had lower limb varicose vein underwent surgery were analyzed.

 RESULTS: A total of 25 cases of varicose vein were operated at UCMS from August 2015 to July 2016. The post-operative complications like pain, wound abscess, aching, itching were minimal.  

CONCLUSION: Surgical treatment by SFJ ligation with stripping long and short saphenous vein is an established effective treatment of varicose vein in our center with minimal post-operative complications.

 Journal of Universal College of Medical Sciences (2016)

Vol.04 No.02 Issue 14, page: 14-16 

 

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Author Biographies

Santosh Shah, Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery (CTVS), Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
Asst. Professor
Sumod Koirala, Department of Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
PG Resident
Saroj Pradhan, Department of Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
PG Resident
Ashok Pradhan, Department of Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
PG Resident
Published
2018-01-25
How to Cite
Shah, S., Koirala, S., Pradhan, S., & Pradhan, A. (2018). Surgical Outcomes of Varicose Veins at Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa, Nepal. Journal of Universal College of Medical Sciences, 4(2), 14-16. https://doi.org/10.3126/jucms.v4i2.19085
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