Ambulatory Phlebectomies

What are ambulatory phlebectomies?

The word “phlebectomy”, like many medical words, can be broken down into it’s constituent parts:
  • Phleb‘ means “vein”
  • ectomy‘ means to remove or to take out
Hence the term “phlebectomy”, or in the plural “phlebectomies”, means the “removal of” or the “taking out of” veins.
Other terms used for phlebectomy or phlebectomies are “avulsions” or “multiple avulsions”.

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