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Lower Limb Venous Anatomy

  • Riju Ramachandran Menon
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Abstract

The venous system of the lower limbs is a well-organized functioning unit promoting unidirectional cephalad flow toward the heart. Altered anatomy and physiology are responsible for the symptoms and signs of chronic venous disorders (CVD) of the lower limbs.

Keywords

Sural Nerve Great Saphenous Vein Deep Fascia Saphenous Nerve Popliteal Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General SurgeryAmrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita LaneKochiIndia

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