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Did Skin Prep Fuel This Fire? - February 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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4 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 A re outpatient settings suitable for most vein-related pro- cedures? From venograms and venoplasty to angiograms and angioplasty, the answer is an emphatic yes. With the right training, the right equipment, the right staff and the right space, vascular surgeons and interventionists — especially those trained in the last 10 or 15 years — should be able to handle the vast majority of vein-related proce- dures without ever needing to hospitalize patients. And thanks to many specially focused fellowships and residencies, the number of practitioners with the needed skill set is growing. Inside Our Outpatient Vascular Surgical Center How we tapped into an expanding opportunity of treating vein-related maladies and diseases. Mohmmed Margni, MD, FACS, RPVI | Flint, Mich. • STRIPPING AND LIGATION Today, vascular surgeons and interventionists can perform most vein-related procedures on an outpatient basis, like this varicose vein stripping.

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