Anatomy of the Leg Veins

  • Lawrence L. Tretbar


The structure and function of the venous system have been of special interest to anatomists for centuries. The veins are easily seen when diseased, especially those of the superficial system, and easily accessible to the anatomist. Nevertheless the true nature of the venous system remained a mystery for hundreds of years.


Saphenous Vein Varicose Vein Great Saphenous Vein Popliteal Vein Dorsal Arch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence L. Tretbar
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical SurgeryUniversity of Missouri - Kansas City School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Phlebologic Institute of the MidwestShawnee MissionUSA

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