Superficial Veins: Treatment Options and Techniques for Saphenous Veins, Perforators, and Tributary Veins Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Endovascular Procedures
  • Leg
  • Radiography, Interventional
  • Surgery, Computer-Assisted
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Venous Insufficiency

abstract

  • Superficial venous insufficiency is a common cause of lower-extremity symptoms of pain and swelling. A thorough understanding of the superficial venous anatomy, as well as gaining knowledge of treatment approaches, can direct one's approach to providing an appropriate treatment for desired and durable outcomes. This article reviews the details of anatomy and treatment of the saphenous veins, perforator veins, and tributary veins.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/j.tvir.2014.02.004

PubMed ID

  • 24840962

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 82

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 17

number

  • 2