Great saphenous vein

What is Great saphenous vein?

Formed by the union of the dorsal vein of the great toe and the dorsal venous arch of the foot, ascends anterior to the medial malleolus, posterior to the medial condyle of the femur, and traverses the saphenous hiatus in the fascia lata to empty into the femoral vein in the upper part of the femoral triangle.

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I am diagnosed with vericose veins by Dr Kamerkar at XXXXXXX Hall Clinic in XXXXXXX

He recommended me to undergo a laser surgery (Right SSV Laser Ablation...

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pain can be managed with painkillers

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Problem is Clout in calf which has moved to above knee in last 10 days
I have included Colour Doppler Lt Lower Limb Venous report below.


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I have had edema, extreme redness (changes in skin color) in lower left leg for 5 or more years. It feels heavy and the swelling is there most of...

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Seems like CVI with Lymphedema.

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Thanks for your question.
Firstly Chronic Venous Insufficiency or CVI as we...

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