circumflex vein


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Related to circumflex vein: Deep circumflex iliac vein, superficial circumflex iliac vein
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Noun1.circumflex vein - any of several curved parallel veins accompanying arteries of the same name
circumflex iliac vein, vena circumflexa ilium - accompanies the artery of the same name
circumflex femoral vein, vena circumflexus femoris - either of two veins that accompany arteries of the same name serving the hip and thigh
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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After removing the lymphatic nodes from the obturator fossa and the hypogastric vessels, we remove all nodes along the external iliac vessels from the external common iliac artery down to the deep circumflex vein.
One particularly common variant is the anterior accessory GSV (AAGSV), which courses anterior to the path of the GSV It has been described in the past as a long anterior circumflex vein or as a duplicated GSV This vein joins the GSV just below the SFJ and then courses obliquely down the anterior thigh.
Two-year data in over 200 patients show a 96 percent success rate for treating the non-great saphenous veins, which include the anterior accessory great saphenous vein, the small saphenous vein, and the posterior thigh circumflex vein.