great saphenous vein

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Related to accessory saphenous vein: saphenous veins, Saphenofemoral Junction
  • noun

Synonyms for great saphenous vein

the longest vein in the body

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Varithena(TM) (polidocanol injectable foam) is a prescription medicine indicated for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins, accessory saphenous veins, and visible varicosities of the GSV system, above and below the knee.
In our experience, more than 95% of small saphenous veins, accessory saphenous veins and posterior thigh circumflex veins have remained closed after initial EVLT(R) treatment.
Varithena(TM) provides US physicians with the only approved comprehensive therapy to improve symptoms and appearance for a wide range of varicose veins, including incompetent GSV, accessory saphenous veins and visible varicosities of the GSV system both above and below the knee.
Varithena(TM) (polidocanol injectable foam) is a sclerosing agent indicated for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins, accessory saphenous veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein system above and below the knee.
This report also demonstrated that the VNUS Closure procedure has been used in small saphenous and accessory saphenous veins, in addition to great saphenous vein treatment.