Ann Clin Surg | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Mini Review | Open Access

Varicose Veins in Children/Adolescents – What is Useful, What is Recommended?

UTh Zierau

Saphenion® Vein Care Center Berlin, Germany

*Correspondance to: UTh Zierau 

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In the past, varicose vein therapy was practiced with great caution in children and adolescents. The well-known radical surgical „ stripping “; pulling out the truncal varicose veins and side branches was in the imagination of the vascular surgeons really not suitable for working on the legs of young people unless there was an acutely life-threatening finding (thrombosis) or a malformation (vascular tumor).


Varicose veins in children/adolescent; Varicose veins in children; Varicose veins in adolescents; Endo-venous therapy of varicose veins; Therapy indications, therapy recommendation


UTh Zierau. Varicose Veins in Children/ Adolescents – What is Useful, What is Recommended?. Ann Clin Surg. 2021; 2(1): 1017.

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