great saphenous vein

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Related to great saphenous vein: femoral vein, saphenous nerve, small saphenous vein
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Noun1.great saphenous vein - the longest vein in the bodygreat saphenous vein - the longest vein in the body; runs from foot to the groin where it joins the femoral vein
saphenous vein, vena saphena - either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot
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Varithena(TM) is indicated for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins, accessory saphenous veins, and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein (GSV) system, above and below the knee.
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About Varithena Varithena (polidocanol injectable foam) is a prescription medicine used to treat varicose veins caused by problems with the great saphenous vein (GSV) and other related veins in the leg's GSV system.
Both treatments were equally efficaceous in eliminating great saphenous vein reflux, alleviating symptoms and signs of saphenous varicosities, and improving QoL.
The right great saphenous vein exhibits drainage into the distal part of right common femoral vein (Fig.
Pain severity by 10-point visual analog scale (VAS), an area of subcutaneous hemorrhage in the zone of femoral great saphenous vein resection (by original 12-point scale) and subjective feelings of limb heaviness and fatigability were evaluated 7, 14 and 30 days after the procedure.
The DVD has instructional videos on ultrasound techniques, sclerotherapy procedures, endovenous techniques, stab plebectomy, classic stripping of the Great Saphenous Vein, and application of compression bandages.
Randomized trial comparing endovenous laser ablation of the great saphenous vein with high ligation and stripping in patients with varicose veins: short-term results.
Endovenous ablation of the great saphenous vein has revolutionized the way that we care for the venous patient," said Thomas F.
Charles Mayo (4), soon after graduating from medical school, began excising the great saphenous vein through a single incision from the groin to just below the knee.
However, when the spider veins are found in the distribution of a large troncal vein, such as the great saphenous vein (GSV), it is recommended that DUS be performed.
At the one year mark, 100% of the great saphenous vein segments treated with the company's novel proprietary vein sealant remained completely closed by ultrasound criteria.