saphenous vein


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saphenous vein

(sə-fē′nəs)
n.
Either of two main superficial veins of the leg, one larger than the other, that begin at the foot.

saphenous vein

saphenous vein

The long or the short saphenous vein.
See also: vein

Saphenous vein

A long vein in the thigh or calf commonly used for bypass grafts.
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Varithena(TM) (polidocanol injectable foam) is a prescription medicine indicated for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins, accessory saphenous veins, and visible varicosities of the GSV system, above and below the knee.
Pseudoaneurysm of the aorta or saphenous vein graft following CABG surgery is a rare complication that can occur many years postoperatively and should be considered in the setting of a new anterior mediastinal mass.
Cabrera (19) has used foam sclerotherapy as a single therapy to ablate truncal veins such as the great saphenous vein.
The TriActiv System is currently approved for sale for the saphenous vein graft indication in the European Union.
The eMESH I clinical feasibility trial is a multi-center, randomized study of external saphenous vein support using Kips Bay Medical's eSVS Mesh in coronary artery bypass graft ("CABG") surgery.
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The catheter is then slowly withdrawn, and ethanol (1-6 mL) is infused throughout the length of the saphenous vein.
Improved patency rates and long-term survival of ITA when compared with saphenous vein grafts have made ITA to be the best choice of conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
Next, the patient is turned to face away from the examiner, and the small saphenous vein (SSV) is evaluated.
The TriActiv System, in its current indication, is designed to prevent heart attacks during the treatment of saphenous vein grafts (SVGs) in patients who previously received coronary bypass surgery, but now have blockages in the grafts.
Varithena(TM) (polidocanol injectable foam) is a sclerosing agent indicated for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins, accessory saphenous veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein system above and below the knee.
The goal of the registry was to quantify acute outcomes in saphenous vein grafts after excimer laser treatment, as evidenced by procedural success and MACE events.