saphenous nerve


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Related to saphenous nerve: sural nerve, saphenous nerve block
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Noun1.saphenous nerve - a branch of the femoral nerve that supplies cutaneous branches to the inner aspect of the leg and foot
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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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However, with a high success of femoral and saphenous nerve block achieved in this technique, surgeries on the leg and foot were possible without any further supplementation of anaesthetics.
The numbers of motoneurons projecting into the appropriate quadriceps nerve only, into the inappropriate saphenous nerve, or into both nerves ("Muscle," "Skin," and "Both" in Figure 8(d), resp.) were similar in the three groups of rats.
The superficial femoral artery (SFA) was visualized dorsal to the sartorius muscle and a hyperechoic structure anterolateral to the artery was identified as the adductor canal and saphenous nerve [4, 5].
Zaric, "Continuous saphenous nerve block as supplement to single dose local infiltration analgesia for postoperative pain management after total knee arthroplasty," Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, vol.
(39,40) Less frequently, the common peroneal nerve at the fibular neck, the saphenous nerve as it passes through Hunter's canal, the posterior tibial nerve at the tarsal tunnel, and the sural nerve in the posterior calf may be affected.
The infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve (IBSN) and the superior lateral geniculate artery (SLGA) are the structures most at risk during the medial parapatellar approach (Table 2).
Varicose vein surgery operations include complications such as hematoma, femoral artery injury, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and saphenous nerve injury.1,2 Among these, saphenous nerve injury has long been recognized as a potential complication of greater saphenous vein stripping.2 Anatomic studies have identified several reasons why these injuries may occur.3,4 The saphenous nerve is located adjacent to the greater saphenous vein throughout much of its course.