short saphenous vein


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Noun1.short saphenous vein - a vein running from the foot up the back of the leg to the kneeshort saphenous vein - a vein running from the foot up the back of the leg to the knee
saphenous vein, vena saphena - either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot
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A case of primary vLMS of the short saphenous vein has been described in 1998 [2].
of Study Percentage System Subjects (%) Great saphenous vein 27 58.7 Short saphenous vein 1 2.1 Both (GSV and SSV) 18 39.2 Total 46 100 Table 5: Anatomical Distribution of Thrombi in Study Subjects with Deep Vein Thrombosis (n = 7) Segment No.
The patient was examined in standing position with complete scanning of the great saphenous vein (GSV) and short saphenous vein (SSV) system, including junctions and tributaries.