tibial vein


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tibial vein

The anterior or the posterior tibial vein.
See also: vein
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A healing failure rate and limb loss of around 15% have been reported in patients with pedal tissue loss and successful tibial vein bypasses [5, 20].
Both posterior tibial veins had evidence of acute, non-occlusive DVTs.
The posterior tibial and peroneal veins are located between the calf muscles and are more susceptible to thrombosis, whereas thrombi are less frequent in the anterior tibial veins. US of the calves is not routinely performed at most centers because of the relatively low accuracy and the high incidence of nondiagnostic examinations.