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Related to saphenous veins: accessory saphenous vein, Lesser saphenous vein

SV

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for EL SALVADOR.
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SV

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of El Salvador. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Salvadoran bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for El Salvador. This is used as an international standard for shipping to El Salvador. Each Salvadoran department has its own code with the prefix "SV." For example, the code for the Department of La Paz is ISO 3166-2:SV-PA.
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The therapeutic option of advanced CVI is surgical treatment, including various techniques such as surgical excision of VVs with ligation and stripping of the great or superficial saphenous vein, sclerotherapy, phlebectomy via multiple minor incisions, or endovascular therapy using radiofrequency or laser, as minimally invasive alternatives to surgery.
Objective: To assess the value of endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) for treating great saphenous vein (GSV) incompetence.
Stripped from the leg, the saphenous vein makes a long, clean, pliable conduit.
Perforators are located between the deep and the superficial veins [great saphenous vein (GSV), small saphenous vein (SSV), anterior or posterior accessory GSV or VVs].
Comerota, "A randomized, controlled trial of endovenous thermal ablation using the 810-nm wavelength laser and the ClosurePLUS radiofrequency ablation methods for superficial venous insufficiency of the great saphenous vein," Journal of Vascular Surgery, vol.
The classic inguinal lymphadenectomy includes en bloc removal of all lymph node bearing fibrofatty tissue and the saphenous vein within the femoral triangle.
Those who have never undergone vein stripping often need a combination of thermal and chemical ablation, as well, with ECA reserved for saphenous veins that are inaccessible by RFA or laser.
The device is specifically indicated for the treatment of reflux of the saphenous veins associated with varicose veins and varicosities.
The superficial veins include the long and short saphenous veins and lie superficial to the deep fascia of the leg.
Saphenous veins are fairly simple to access and harvest from the lower extremities, and they are more versatile and widely available than arterial grafts.