tibial vein

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Related to tibial vein: popliteal vein, peroneal vein
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Noun1.tibial vein - veins of the lower leg; empty into the popliteal vein
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"
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
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EIV - External Iliac Vein, CFV - Common Femoral Vein, SFV - Superficial Femoral Vein, PV - Popliteal Vein, ATV Anterior Tibial Vein, PTV - Posterior Tibial Vein).
Other appropriate venous access, such as popliteal vein, anterior or posterior tibial vein, the calf or inguinal veins, was chosen at the discretion of the operator.
Grayscale ultrasound and spectral Doppler examination of the lower extremities revealed acute deep venous thrombosis of the right distal femoral and popliteal veins and left posterior tibial vein.