A. Vein stripper.
B. Artery stripper.
C. Sinus stripper.
D. Rectal stripper.
The surgical instrument shown in the picture above represents Vein stripper.
Vein stripping is a surgical procedure done under general or local anaesthetic to aid in the treatment of varicose veins and other manifestations of chronicvenous disease.
The vein “stripped” (pulled out from under the skin using minimal incisions) is usually the great saphenous vein.