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Table 2 Study protocol items of the trial

From: CASS (CyanoAcrylate closure versus Surgical Stripping for incompetent saphenous veins) study: a randomized controlled trial comparing clinical outcomes after cyanoacrylate closure and surgical stripping for the treatment of incompetent saphenous veins

 Study period
ScreeningProcedure3 days1 month3 months6 months12 months24 months
Outpatient visit 
Physical examination 
Duplex examination   
Inclusion criteria       
Randomization       
VCSS  
Quality of life score – AVVQ  
VAS pain score     
Ecchymosis      
Other adverse events 
  1. VCSS Venous Clinical Severity Score, AVVQ Aberdeen Varicose Vein Questionnaire, VAS Visual Analog Scale