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*  Endoscopic vessel harvesting
"Endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest for femoral to below the knee arterial bypass using saphenous vein graft". J Vasc ... Crouch JD (1999). "Open versus endoscopic saphenous vein harvesting: wound complications and vein quality". Annals of Thoracic ... Historically, vessels-such as the great saphenous vein in the leg or the radial artery in the arm-were obtained using a ... Meyer DM (2000). "Histologic evidence of the safety of endoscopic saphenous vein graft preparation". Ann Thorac Surg. 70: 487. ...
*  Coronary artery bypass surgery
Saphenous vein grafts may undergo vein graft failure and have worse patency rates, but are more available, as the patients can ... The great saphenous vein from the leg is used approximately in 80% of all grafts for CABG. The right internal thoracic artery ( ... In the other, a great saphenous vein is removed from a leg; one end is attached to the aorta or one of its major branches, and ... Arterial grafts (e.g. LITA, radial) are far more sensitive to rough handling than the saphenous veins and may go into spasm if ...
*  Endovenous laser treatment
... a catheter bearing a laser fiber is inserted under ultrasound guidance into the great saphenous vein (GSV) or small saphenous ... The laser is activated whilst the catheter or laser fiber is slowly withdrawn, resulting in obliteration of the saphenous vein ... time of the ELT because the varicose veins can improve on their own as a result of reduced reflux from the great saphenous vein ... Endovenous laser treatment treats varicose veins using an optical fiber that is inserted into the vein to be treated, and laser ...
*  Trendelenburg operation
The great saphenous vein is exposed and the common femoral and superficial femoral veins are identified before dividing. The ... It is the juxtafemoral flush ligation of the great saphenous vein to the femoral vein. An oblique incision is made in the groin ... Varicose Veins and their Treatment by Trendelenburg's Operation". Annals of Surgery. 27 (5): 626-639. ISSN 0003-4932. PMC ... vein is ligated close to the junction with of the femoral vein. If the ligation is distal from the saphenofemoral junction, it ...
*  Ambulatory phlebectomy
... procedure is often used as an adjunct to endovenous laser treatment or other endovenous ablations of the greater saphenous vein ... There are two ways by which the veins can be grasped. Into the vein itself with a sharp instrument or around the vein with a ... General accepted indications for this technique are side branch varicose veins (semicirculatory varicose veins), varicose veins ... Next the vein is pulled out by turning or "wenching" the exteriorized part of the vein and moving the clamps as the vein is ...
*  Femoral vein
Several large veins drain into the femoral vein: popliteal vein deep vein of the thigh great saphenous vein Occlusion of the ... Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Bundens WP, Bergan JJ, Halasz NA, Murray J, ... profunda femoris vein) joins with it, and differentiate the distal segment of the femoral vein from the deep vein of the thigh ... use the term superficial femoral vein for the distal part of the femoral vein to: differentiate the femoral vein segments ...
*  Small saphenous vein
The small saphenous vein (also short saphenous vein), is a relatively large superficial vein of the posterior leg. The origin ... which attaches to the great saphenous vein (GSV). It is a superficial vein being subcutaneous, (just under the skin). From its ... of the small saphenous vein, (SSV) is where the dorsal vein from the fifth digit (smallest toe) merges with the dorsal venous ... This vein presents a number of different draining points: Usually it drains into the popliteal vein, at or above the level of ...
*  Great saphenous vein
The great saphenous vein (GSV, alternately "long saphenous vein") is a large, subcutaneous, superficial vein of the leg. It is ... GREAT SAPHENOUS VEIN. Deep dissection. Anterior view. Illustration depicting veins of the leg including great saphenous vein ( ... Varicose veins: The great saphenous vein, like other superficial veins, can become varicose; swollen, twisted and lengthened, ... "saphenous". The great saphenous vein originates from where the dorsal vein of the big toe (the Hallux) merges with the dorsal ...
*  Anterior accessory saphenous vein
Varicose Anterior accessory saphenous vein Varicose Anterior accessory saphenous vein at the knee Superficial veins oflower ... The anterior accessory saphenous vein is a special anterior tributary of the great saphenous vein (GSV), draining the antero- ... Usually it joins GSV very near the saphenous-femoral junction at the saphenous arch or can drain directly in the femoral vein. ... It can drain below the saphenous arch or in a GSV tributary. Sometimes it can drain in the external pudendal vein (which can ...
*  Popliteal fossa
... tibial nerve popliteal vein popliteal artery, a continuation of the femoral artery small saphenous vein (termination) common ... Small saphenous vein and its tributaries. The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Nerves of the right lower ... which contains the small saphenous vein, the terminal branch of the posterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh, posterior division ...
*  Human leg
Superficial veins: Greater saphenous vein Small saphenous Deep veins: Femoral vein Popliteal vein Anterior tibial vein ... Small saphenous vein and its tributaries. The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Nerves of the right lower ... The veins are subdivided into three systems. The deep veins return approximately 85 percent of the blood and the superficial ... A series of perforator veins interconnect the superficial and deep systems. In the standing posture, the veins of the leg have ...
*  Superficial circumflex iliac artery
The great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the fossa ovalis. The great saphenous vein and its tributaries. The femoral ... vein and its tributaries. Superficial circumflex iliac artery (NOTE: this diagram is mislabelled. The "superficial circumflex ...
*  Venous cutdown
This procedure can result in damage to the saphenous nerve due to its intimate path with the great saphenous vein, resulting in ... The saphenous vein is most commonly used. This procedure has fallen out of favor with the development of safer techniques for ... The greater saphenous vein is identified on the surface above the medial malleolus, a full-thickness transverse skin incision ... Venous cutdown is an emergency procedure in which the vein is exposed surgically and then a cannula is inserted into the vein ...
*  Superficial epigastric artery
The great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the fossa ovalis. The great saphenous vein and its tributaries. The femoral ... vein and its tributaries. Anterior abdominal wall.Intermediate dissection.Anterior view This article incorporates text in the ...
*  Popliteal vein
The small saphenous vein. Popliteal vein is labeled at top. The popliteal vein. Moore K.L. and Dalley A.F. (2006), Clinically ... Veins that correspond to branches given off by the popliteal artery (see popliteal artery). Small saphenous vein, which ... The popliteal vein is formed by the junction of the venae comitantes of the anterior and posterior tibial vein at the lower ... It passes through the opening in the adductor magnus to become the femoral vein. The tributaries of the popliteal vein are as ...
*  Valvulotome
A valvulotome is a medical device used to destroy the venous valves in especially the great saphenous vein to allow for ... Femoral-distal bypass with in situ greater saphenous vein. Long-term results using the Mills valvulotome. Ann. Surg. 1991 May; ... It is during withdrawal that the veins are destroyed. The blade is designed to prevent exposure of the vein intima to the sharp ... Since the leg veins usually contain a number of valves that direct flow towards the heart, they cannot directly be used as ...
*  Reperfusion therapy
Raja SG, Haider Z, Ahmad M, Zaman H (2004). "Saphenous vein grafts: to use or not to use?". Heart Lung Circ. 13 (4): 403-9. doi ... however internal mammary artery grafts have demonstrated significantly better long-term patency rates than great saphenous vein ... Coronary artery bypass surgery involves an artery or vein from the patient being implanted to bypass narrowings or occlusions ... Several arteries and veins can be used, ...
*  Saphenous opening
The great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the fossa ovalis. Superficial veins of lower limb Superficial dissection. ... In anatomy, the saphenous opening (saphenous hiatus, also fossa ovalis) is an oval opening in the upper mid part of the fascia ... It transmits the great saphenous vein and other smaller vessels including the superficial epigastric artery and superficial ... by a thin perforated part of the superficial fascia called the fascia cribrosa which is pierced by the great saphenous vein, ...
*  Anterior cutaneous branches of the femoral nerve
... accompanying the long saphenous vein. One of these filaments passes through the saphenous opening; a second becomes ... The great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the fossa ovalis. Cross section of thigh This article incorporates text in the ... communicates with the saphenous nerve, and gives off several cutaneous branches. It then passes down to supply the integument ... the antetior division of medial cutaneous nerve and the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous, to form the patellar plexus. In ...
*  Varicose veins
With this method, the long saphenous vein is preserved. Cryosurgery- A cryoprobe is passed down the long saphenous vein ... Varicose veins are distinguished from reticular veins (blue veins) and telangiectasias (spider veins), which also involve ... Myers wrote that open surgery for small saphenous vein reflux is obsolete. Myers said these veins should be treated with ... Hammarsten J, Pedersen P, Cederlund CG, Campanello M (1990). "Long saphenous vein saving surgery for varicose veins. A long- ...
*  Vascularity
"Elevated Sex Steroid Hormones in Great Saphenous Veins in Men". Journal of Vascular Surgery. 51 (3): 639-646. doi:10.1016/j.jvs ... "All in Vein: Vascularity in Bodybuilding is Controversial". Retrieved September 21, 2012. Sisco, Peter (1999). Ironman's ... and often extensively-ramified superficial veins. The skin appears "thin" - sometimes virtually diaphanous - due to an extreme ...
*  Ashok Seth
Schlüter M, Chevalier B, Seth A, Bach R, Farah B, Hauptmann KE, Grube E, Schofer J (March 2003). "Saphenous vein graft stenting ... Schlüter M, Chevalier B, Seth A, Bach R, Farah B, Hauptmann KE, Grube E, Schofer J (March 2003). "Saphenous vein graft stenting ...
*  Gracilis muscle
... and below with the sartorius and internal saphenous nerve; the internal saphenous vein crosses it lying superficially to the ...
*  Pierre Augustin Béclard
Béclard's hernia: A femoral hernia through the opening of the saphenous vein. Béclard's triangle: An area whose boundaries are ...
*  Outline of cardiology
The internal mammary artery or saphenous vein can be used as grafts. The grafts are used to provide an alternate path for blood ... Varicose veins - Veins that have become enlarged and tortuous with failed valves, commonly in the legs. Vericose veins have ... Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) - Formation of a thrombus in a deep vein, commonly in the legs that may ... Surgery and sclerotherapy are two options for treating varicose veins. Vasculitis - Inflammation of blood vessels (veins & ...
*  Trendelenburg
... great saphenous vein ligation as a treatment of varicose veins.. ...
*  Drug-eluting stent
"Drug-eluting stenting is superior to bare metal stenting in saphenous vein grafts". Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 66 (4): 507-11 ... also have been shown to be superior to bare-metal stents in reducing short-term complications of stenting in saphenous vein ... wherein a section of vein or artery from elsewhere in the body is used to bypass the diseased segment of coronary artery. In ...