saphena


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saphena

(səˈfiːnə)
n, pl -nae (-niː)
(Anatomy) anatomy either of two large superficial veins of the legs
[C14: via Medieval Latin from Arabic sāfīn]
saˈphenous adj
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Saphena interposition was required between the main femoral artery and superficial femoral artery.
After coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG; left Arteria mammaria to LAD, Vena saphena magna to Ramus intermedius and to Ramus circumflexus) patient died the 11th postoperative day due to septic shock.