superficial femoral vein


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Related to superficial femoral vein: Superficial femoral artery, Iliofemoral vein

superficial femoral vein

a common misnomer for the portion of the femoral vein distal to the origin of the deep femoral vein.
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During the procedure a large portion of clot was removed from the patient's left superficial femoral vein through the IVC.
This review will not address thrombosis in the superficial femoral vein, a portion of the deep venous system, which requires full DVT therapy.
Post-thrombotic syndrome of the lower extremity: treatment by interruption of the superficial femoral vein and ligation and stripping of the short and long saphenous veins.
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