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Related to saphenous: small saphenous vein, Saphenous vein graft, Lesser saphenous vein

saphenous

 [sah-fe´nus]
pertaining to or associated with a saphena, such as certain arteries, nerves, and veins.

sa·phe·nous

(să-fē'nŭs), Although the correct pronunciation is as shown, the more usual pronunciation in the U.S. is saf'ĕ-nus.
Relating to or associated with a saphenous vein; denoting a number of structures in the leg.
[see saphena]

saphenous

/sa·phe·nous/ (sah-fe´nus) pertaining to or associated with a saphena; applied to certain arteries, nerves, veins, etc.

saphenous

Etymology: Gk, saphenes, manifest
pertaining to certain anatomical structures in the leg, such as arteries, veins, or nerves.

sa·phe·nous

(să-fē'nŭs)
Relating to or associated with a saphenous vein; denoting a number of structures in the thigh and leg.

saphenous

pertaining to or associated with a saphenous vein; applied to certain arteries, nerves, etc. See also Tables 9, 14 and 15.

saphenous nerve block
achieved by injection of a local anesthetic onto the saphenous vein, proximal to the hock. Anesthesia is obtained mainly over the medial thigh and metatarsal region. Usually performed in the horse.
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Aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms of saphenous vein coronary artery bypass grafts.
Cabrera (19) has used foam sclerotherapy as a single therapy to ablate truncal veins such as the great saphenous vein.
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For sometime, there was a great deal of enthusiasm for UGS of the saphenous veins.
polidocanol injectable foam) is a prescription medicine used to treat varicose veins caused by problems with the great saphenous vein (GSV) and other related veins in the leg's GSV system.
The catheter is then slowly withdrawn, and ethanol (1-6 mL) is infused throughout the length of the saphenous vein.
Given the low rate of procedure-related complications that patients in this registry experienced, I believe the excimer laser has an important role in treating patients with diseased saphenous vein grafts.
BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the specialist healthcare company, today announces that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Varithena(TM) (polidocanol injectable foam) for the treatment of patients with incompetent veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein (GSV) system.
In at least 70% of cases where there is saphenous vein reflux, there is no need to treat or strip the saphenous vein, because treating the varicose veins with foam will resolve the reflux or cause the saphenous vein to occlude.
founded in 2007 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a medical device company focused on manufacturing and commercializing its innovative external saphenous vein support technology, or eSVS Mesh for use in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
Kabnick also presented a lecture entitled "What We Know about Endothermal Ablation of the Saphenous Trunk," which was translated in advance for Vietnamese physicians.