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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The long saphenous vein (LSV) terminates at the saphenofemoral junction (SFJ) in the groin and the short saphenous vein (SSV) terminates at the saphenopopliteal junction (SPJ).
9] The following venous segments were insonated in all patients: common and superficial femoral veins, popliteal vein, sapheno-femoral junction, long saphenous vein and major tributaries, sapheno-popliteal junction, short saphenous vein, thigh and calf perforating veins.
3% for treatment of the short saphenous vein (SSV), compared with 96.