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saphenous

 [sah-fe´nus]
pertaining to or associated with a saphena, such as certain arteries, nerves, and veins.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sa·phe·nous

(să-fē'nŭs)
Relating to or associated with a saphenous vein; denoting a number of structures in the thigh and leg.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Insufficiencies of the great saphenous veins (GSV) majorly contribute to the venous incompetence of the lower extremities.1-3 This insufficiency may give rise to cosmetic concerns such as spider telangiectasia and varicose veins as well as to more serious problems such as limb edema, skin ulcers, and even some forms of disabilities.4 The main goal of therapy in GSV incompetence is to eliminate the underlying cause of venous reflux.
The disease process accelerates in saphenous vein grafts between five and 10 years after CABG, requiring the majority of patients to have another revascularization procedure to prevent a heart attack.
Of particular interest is the analysis and comparison of results obtained with the use of either IMA or saphenous vein grafts.
In the present study, on examination long saphenous varicosity was noted in 90%, short saphenous varicosity in 6%, combined short and long system varicosity in 4%.
We compared images of the Great Saphenous Vein acquired with tomographic ultrasound to intraoperative assessment under direct vision.
Karantalis et al., "Evaluation of culprit saphenous vein graft lesions with optical coherence tomography in patients with acute coronary syndromes," JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, vol.
It is reported that the long saphenous vein is the most affected vein and followed by the femoral vein and popliteal vein in the lower extremity [3].
Surgical exposure and cannulation of the right saphenous, both femoral veins, left axillary, and left external jugular veins were unsuccessful due to venous stenosis.
According to current guidelines thermal ablation is the first choice of treatment in saphenous vein insufficiency [1, 2].