saphenous veins


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Related to saphenous veins: accessory saphenous vein, Lesser saphenous vein
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sa·phe·nous veins

n., pl. venas safenas, dos venas superficiales de la pierna.
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In these situations, the reflux towards the great and small saphenous veins will lead to venous dilations and blood pooling in the perforator veins.
Insufficiencies of the great saphenous veins (GSV) majorly contribute to the venous incompetence of the lower extremities.1-3 This insufficiency may give rise to cosmetic concerns such as spider telangiectasia and varicose veins as well as to more serious problems such as limb edema, skin ulcers, and even some forms of disabilities.4 The main goal of therapy in GSV incompetence is to eliminate the underlying cause of venous reflux.
"If the answer is saphenous veins, they might want to seek a surgeon with experience using the radial artery.
PVs connect collecting and saphenous veins with tibial, femoral, popliteal, and sinusoidal deep veins by obliquely perforating the deep muscular fascia [6,11].
Saphenous veins from the legs may be used to bridge plaque-filled coronary arteries as part of coronary bypass surgery, but eventually they too can become blocked (atherosclerosis) and require stents to keep them open.
[5] Recurrence has been attributed to neovascularization in the granulation tissue around stump of great or short saphenous veins. [6] or to the development of incompetence in pre-existing collateral, which had not been adequately ligated by the previous surgeon.
We used the internal mammary arteries and saphenous veins as conduits for the new channels," said Dr Varma.
"Varicose veins" are used when the venous insufficiency occurs in the superficial veins of the legs, that is, the great saphenous veins (GSV) and small saphenous veins (SSV) in the lower limbs [1-3].
Catalona, "Modified inguinal lymphadenectomy for carcinoma of the penis with preservation of saphenous veins: technique and preliminary results," Journal of Urology, vol.
For varicose veins that are in the deeper, saphenous veins in the legs, doctors use either laser or radiofrequency endovenous techniques, Dr.