long saphenous vein

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Synonyms for long saphenous vein

the longest vein in the body

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Bilateral varicose veins with a trunkal, venular and reticular long saphenous vein (LSV) distribution and pattern were noted, and were more marked on the left leg.
Among these HHD missed significant reflux in the long saphenous vein in 18 (3%) and the short saphenous in 25 (4%).
Most authorities recommend the construction of a temporary arteriovenous fistula using a branch of the long saphenous vein and the femoral artery in order to improve vessel patency.
In patients with no remaining upper limb access options, the most commonly used alternatives are a long saphenous vein loop to the femoral artery and transposition to the popliteal artery.
The long saphenous vein (LSV) terminates at the saphenofemoral junction (SFJ) in the groin and the short saphenous vein (SSV) terminates at the saphenopopliteal junction (SPJ).