femoral artery


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femoral artery

[¦fem·ə·rəl ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
The principal artery of the thigh; originates as a continuation of the external iliac artery.
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The Supera system is indicated to improve luminal diameter in the treatment of patients with symptomatic de novo or restenotic native lesions or occlusions of the superficial femoral artery and/or proximal popliteal artery with a reference vessel diameter of 4.
If an EMT or Doctor is not immediately present to treat a severe injury to the femoral artery, the life expectancy of the injured officer is extremely low.
The femoral artery is a large vessel supplying the entire blood flow to the lower limb," he explained.
These findings demonstrate that among patients with symptomatic superficial femoral artery disease, opening the artery using the S.
Fisher said that treatment of coronary artery disease has evolved over the last 25 to 30 years from medical therapies and using clot-busting drugs in the late 1980s and early '90s, to cardiac catheterization through the femoral artery - and now, because of advances in blood thinners and technology that's developed smaller hardware, through the radial artery.
Liquid ABS was topically applied to the femoral artery puncture in 1 extremity in each animal (femoral artery 1), but not to the other extremity, which served as the control (femoral artery 2).
The SUPERB Trial (Comparison of the _SU_PERA _PER_ipheral System to a Performance Goal Derived from _B_alloon Angioplasty Clinical Trials in the Superficial Femoral Artery) is an FDA-approved IDE trial to evaluate SUPERA in treating patients with obstructive superficial femoral artery (SFA) disease.
IDEV) today announced the completion of enrollment in the SUPERB Trial, an FDA-approved IDE trial evaluating the use of IDEV's SUPERA(R) stent system for treatment of peripheral artery disease in the superficial femoral artery (SFA).
The hearing in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, was told how Dr Surangi Ratnaweera, 34, severed her femoral artery and died within minutes, in September 2008.
The femoral artery is the most common access site used during cardiac catheterization procedures.
The 24-year-old passed away after undergoing nearly six hours of emergency surgery to repair a severed femoral artery.