tibial vein

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Related to tibial vein: popliteal vein, peroneal vein
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Noun1.tibial vein - veins of the lower leg; empty into the popliteal vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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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EIV - External Iliac Vein, CFV - Common Femoral Vein, SFV - Superficial Femoral Vein, PV - Popliteal Vein, ATV Anterior Tibial Vein, PTV - Posterior Tibial Vein).
Other appropriate venous access, such as popliteal vein, anterior or posterior tibial vein, the calf or inguinal veins, was chosen at the discretion of the operator.