Saphenous Veins


The LifeLike Saphenous Vein feels, sutures and behaves like real live tissue. The LifeLike Saphenous Vein is available in Extra Small (3 mm ID), Small (4 mm ID) and Large (6 mm ID) sizes. A realistic and affordable solution designed for the acquisition, practice and retention of cardiac and vascular surgery skills.




LifeLike Saphenous Veins are ideal for Proximal and Distal Anastomosis training as well as bypass training.  Can be used with the LifeLike Thoracic Aorta, IMA, or Saphenous Vein, as well as porcine heart.

Cardiac Anastomosis training

  • Suture LifeLike Vein to LifeLike Aorta (View Photos)
  • Suture LifeLike Vein to Pig’s Heart (View Photos)
  • Suture LifeLike Vein to Simulated Heart (View Photos)


Vein bypass

  • End-to-end Anastomosis training
  • End-to-side Vein Anastomosis training


Tissue Features:

Odor-Free. High Fidelity. Reusable. Non-Toxic. Non-Oily. Non-Biohazard. Ready for Immediate Use; Home, Lab or Hospital.

No Refrigeration Required.


What’s Included:

One (1) Likelike BioTissue 6″ Saphenous Vein


Latest Testimonial:

“We used the LifeLike BioTissue conduits for our surgical resident wet lab program and found them to be incredibly realistic. The conduits provided the residents with an appreciation for tissue handling and were ideal for anastomotic exercises.”

-Gideon Cohen, MD,MSc,PhD,FRCS(C), Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Program Director, Cardiac Surgery Residency Program, University of Toronto /// Staff Surgeon, Division of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Custom Options:

Contact our R&D team about custom colors and vessel stiffness.