Vein Ligation and Stripping
What To Expect After Surgery
Vein ligation and stripping typically do not require a hospital stay and are done on an outpatient basis with Reference regional or general anesthesia Opens New Window. Most people go home the same day of their surgery.
Most likely, you will be able to return to work within a few days. After several weeks, you can resume normal leisure and recreational activities.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: February 1, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery