saphenofemoral junction


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saphenofemoral junction

The merging of the saphenous and femoral veins in the inguinal region.
See also: junction
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0.5% by day 77), including ligation of the saphenofemoral junction. Major bleeding had occurred in one patient in each group by day 47.
A previous ultrasound showed no evidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), but did reveal reflux along the left great saphenous vein from the saphenofemoral junction to the ankle.
Patients with significant saphenofemoral junction reflux are optimal candidates for the procedure, but its advantage may lie in the treatment of large duplicated saphenous systems, which occur in 30%-40% of patients.
Generally, the examination begins at the saphenofemoral junction (SFJ).