chapter  18
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Advantages of Ambulatory Phlebectomy and Office Varicose Vein Surgery

In medicine, few ideas stand up to the judgment of time. One has just proclaimed

an “important truth,” when a colleague promptly enjoys destroying it, proving the

exact opposite. Surgery represents a field most appropriate for such “cultural

massacre,” and varicose vein surgery, in particular, seems to offer the best pos-

sibilities for this “game.”