Scientific Resources

Randomized Clinical Trials (RCT) and meta analysis Cochrane CHIVA versus usual stripping surgery.

Pares JO, Juan J, Tellez R, Mata A, Moreno C, Quer FX, et al. Varicose vein surgery: stripping versus the CHIVA method: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg. 2010 Apr; 251(4): 624 – 31.

Carandina S, Mari C, De Palma M, Marcellino MG, Cisno C, Legnaro A, et al. Varicose vein stripping vs haemodynamic correction (CHIVA): a long term randomised trial. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2008 Feb; 35(2): 230 – 7.

Bellmunt-Montoya S, Escribano J, Dilme J, Martinez-Zapata M. CHIVA method for the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009648. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009648.pub3

Why vein destruction should be avoided –

Glass GM. Neovascularization in recurrence of varices of the great saphenous vein in the groin: phlebography. Angiology. 1988 Jul; 39(7 Pt 1): 577 – 82.

Pfisterer L, König G, Hecker M, Korff T. Pathogenesis of varicose veins – lessons from biomechanics .Vasa 2014; 43: 88 – 99

Recent scientific publication of our team at Jornal Vascular Brasileiro

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