Saphenectomy | definition of saphenectomy by Medical dictionary
Excision of a saphenous vein.
[saphena + G. ektomē, excision]
saphenectomy (săf″ĕ-nĕk′tō-mē) [″ + ektome, excision]
The surgical removal of a saphenous vein.
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metschnikovii was also found in a mucocutaneous site (wound infection) after saphenectomy
in swab samples of the wound site (9).
Genzyme's next-generation Saph-LITE system has an ergonomic design that is easier for clinicians to handle, and the device also produces more powerful and directed illumination of the saphenectomy
Endoscopic saphenous vein harvesting: minimally invasive video-assisted saphenectomy