History of venous surgery (2)

History of venous surgery (2) This is the second of the 3 chapters that make up a “History of Venous Surgery”. In the latest issue of Phlebolymphology (Vol. 18, No. 3, 2011), an overview from the ancient Egyptians to the 19th century was presented. In the present issue, the history continues with the 20th century. Michel PERRIN Vascular surgery, Lyon, France THE 20TH CENTURY By the 20th century, venous surgery was no longer limited to treatment of varicose veins and had gradually expanded to include management of other venous diseases and treatment of veins other than superficial ones. We will … Continue reading History of venous surgery (2)