great saphenous vein


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Related to great saphenous vein: femoral vein, saphenous nerve, small saphenous vein
  • noun

Synonyms for great saphenous vein

the longest vein in the body

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Varicose veins are enlarged, bulging veins that most often occur in the leg's great saphenous vein (GSV) system.
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Ligation plus stripping of the great saphenous vein results in significant improvement in venous haemodynamics, may eliminate concomitant deep venous reflux, provides symptomatic relief, and assists in ulcer healing.
Cabrera (19) has used foam sclerotherapy as a single therapy to ablate truncal veins such as the great saphenous vein.
Duplex ultrasound scan findings two years after great saphenous vein radiofrequency endovenous obliteration.
Food and Drug Administration approval for VenaSeal(TM) closure system, a minimally invasive procedure that uses a specially formulated medical adhesive to close lower superficial extremities such as the great saphenous vein in patients with symptomatic venous reflux.
polidocanol injectable foam) 1% is a prescription medicine used to treat varicose veins caused by problems with the great saphenous vein (GSV) and other related veins in the leg's GSV system.
ClariVein(R) is a non-thermal approach that uses a mechanical rotating dispersion wire to mix and disperse a sclerosant on the vessel wall to cause ablation of a vein - for example, the great saphenous vein.
The Vari-Lase product line consists of a laser console and a custom designed procedural kit used in endovenous laser therapy for reflux of the great saphenous vein, commonly referred to as varicose veins.
The Sapheon Closure System addresses the estimated one million procedures performed each year to close the great saphenous vein.
About Varithena(TM) Varithena(TM) (polidocanol injectable foam) is the first and only FDA-approved foam for the treatment of incompetent veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein (GSV) system.
Sapheon reports that complete closure of the great saphenous vein was accomplished with no adverse events in all patients.
BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the specialist healthcare company, today announces that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Varithena(TM) (polidocanol injectable foam) for the treatment of patients with incompetent veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein (GSV) system.
Sapheno-femoral junction reflux was eliminated in 94% of patients at one month, and 88% had occlusion of the great saphenous vein.
The initial success rate is equal to that from radiofrequency or laser treatment of great saphenous vein disease.