great saphenous vein

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Related to Accessory saphenous: Greater saphenous vein, Saphenofemoral Junction, AASV
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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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Truncal veins (or systematized veins) include the great and small saphenous veins, the anterior accessory saphenous vein, and the Giacomini vein (intersaphenous).
Patient with previous deep vein thrombosis, accessory saphenous vein insufficiency, previous venous surgery in the same extremity, peripheral arterial disease (ABI < 0.8), patients with CEAP [11] class C4b and above, and immobilized patients were excluded from the study.
(4) An accessory saphenous vein is often mistaken as a duplication of GSV, but accessory vein is usually smaller in size and does not drain the same cutaneous territory.