great 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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The aggregate complete closure rate of the great saphenous vein, or GSV, was 94.6% in the VenaSeal subjects who completed five-year follow-up, including 47 randomized subjects and nine roll-in subjects.
Randomized clinical trial comparing endovenous laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation, foam sclerotherapy and surgical stripping for great saphenous varicose veins.
Duplex ultrasound showed insufciency of the small saphenous vein and great saphenous vein branches on the right shin and insufciency of the great saphenous vein on the distal part of the left shin.
Objective: To assess the value of endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) for treating great saphenous vein (GSV) incompetence.
Forty-four patients (29%) received only reversed great saphenous vein grafts.
Correlation of perforating vein incompetence with extent of great saphenous insufficiency: Cross sectional study.
Due to the length of the laceration, a decision to create an autovenous graft interposition was made, followed by preparation of the proximal segment of the great saphenous vein (GSV) of the opposite leg.
Venous leiomyosarcomas commonly arise from the inferior vena cava, pulmonary vein, femoral vein, great saphenous vein, and jugular vein [2].
The most commonly used conduits are the internal mammary artery (IMA) and great saphenous vein (GSV).
Brouwers, "Leiomyosarcoma of the great saphenous vein: a case report and review of the literature," Sarcoma, vol.
Kelsey also describes the benefits of endoscopic great saphenous vein harvesting and the importance of the permanent RNFSA role in mastering this technique and ultimately providing better patient outcomes.