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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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The results address inconsistency in the published literature regarding long-term outcomes after stenting of saphenous vein grafts (SVG), added Prof.
In ultrasonographic studies, Chen and Prasad have said that duplication of great saphenous vein is rare.
Retrospective estimates of the incidence of nerve injury when the great saphenous vein is stripped from the groin to the ankle range from 23% to 40%.
Relation of early saphenous vein graft failure to outcomes following coronary artery bypass surgery.
Absence of above-the-knee greater saphenous vein reflux--a secondary endpoint--was achieved in 85% of the conventional surgery group and in 82% of the EVLA group, both of which were significantly better results than the 41% response with UGFS.
It reaches the ankle in a posterolateral position in contact with the lesser saphenous vein and lateral to the Achilles tendon, branching into two terminal portions referred to a lateral calcaneal and lateral dorsal.
Neovascularization is the Principal Cause of Varicose Vein Recurrence: Results of a Randomised Trial of Stripping the Long Saphenous Vein.
The saphenous nerve was tensioned by placing the leg in hip extension and abduction with full knee flexion (Figure 1).
The most common site for aneurysm formation is the saphenous vein graft (SVG) to the left anterior descending artery (LAD).
Venous stripping and ambulatory phlebectomy were long considered the primary means of addressing saphenous venous insufficiency, (2) and compression therapy with gradient stockings, short stretch bandages, and Unna's dressings remains a therapeutic cornerstone for every stage of chronic venous disease.
Coronary angiography showed a patent left internal mammarian artery to the left anterior descending artery with critical stenoses in the proximal and the mid segments, a patent saphenous vein graft (SVG) to the first diagonal branch with 70% stenosis and 80% thrombotic lesion in SVG to the obtuse marginal branch (Fig.
A 47-year-old man was referred to the University of Pennsylvania because of long-standing pain in both legs and an 8-year history of varicosities of the greater and short saphenous system.