vena saphena


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Related to vena saphena: Vena saphena magna
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Noun1.vena saphena - either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the footvena saphena - either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot
great saphenous vein, long saphenous vein - the longest vein in the body; runs from foot to the groin where it joins the femoral vein
short saphenous vein - a vein running from the foot up the back of the leg to the knee
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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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.
The left vena saphena magna was explored and harvested, the diameter was large enough and no segmental involvement and/or evidence related to vasculitis were observed.