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 SCIA takes off from superficial femoral artery or from a common trunk with the superficial inferior epigastric artery and runs superolateral toward the anterior superior iliac spine.
In our set up cardiac cath is done from preferably from femoral vein and if required than femoral artery is also accessed.
Limb ischemia after common femoral artery cannulation for venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: an unresolved problem.
In conclusion, we described a case of effective embolization for a pseudoaneurysm of the deep femoral artery caused by an intramedullary nail used to treat a femoral trochanter fracture.
The left common femoral artery MLD of 5.7 mm yielded a sheath to femoral artery ratio (SFAR) of 0.95.
Then, 0.10 ml of normal saline was injected in the peripheral segment of femoral artery, and the cardiorespiratory parameters were recorded at every 5 min up to 20 min as initial recording.
On the other hand, the straight spring wire is very expensive that is inserted into the femoral artery of mice in this experiment, and the way of purchase is not convenient, caused laboratories of many countries are difficult to implement the animal model.
Arterial pressures were noted after 5, 15 and 30 minutes of weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass for both radial and femoral artery simultaneously.
The right common femoral artery access was used with a micropuncture technique under ultrasound guidance.
In the ED, right lower extremity duplex demonstrated popliteal vein thrombosis as well as traumatic fistula between superficial femoral vein and superficial femoral artery. Duplex ultrasound also showed distal femoral vein to measure 4.36 cm AP, mid femoral vein 1.12 cm, and an enlarged lymph node noted in the groin measuring 4.56 x 1.60 cm.
Contrast-enhanced computed tomographic angiography (CTA) of the bilateral lower extremities showed a total occlusion of the distal segment of the left superficial femoral artery [Figure 1]a.{Figure 1}