Spider veins and varicose veins are a common disease

You will find detailed information in our vein dictionary

Vein dictionary


Invasive surgical procedure on the body with the help of medical instruments. The aim of an operation is to restore diseased tissue or to remove diseased and damaged tissue. The procedure starts with an incision and is generally performed under a general anaesthesia.

Surgery for varicose veins includes crossectomy (high saphenofemoral ligation), stripping, and phlebectomy.