femoral nerve


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femoral nerve

[¦fem·ə·rəl ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A mixed nerve of the leg; the motor portion innervates muscles of the thigh, and the sensory portion innervates portions of the skin of the thigh, leg, hip, and knee.
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Classification, innervation pattern and calibration: One right femoral nerve of a female cadaver aged 70 years, from the point of its exit from lateral margin of psoas major muscle to the last branching point of last nerve to iliacus was cropped and in addition to this the nerves to iliacus were also exposed from superficial to deep up to the point of entry into the iliacus muscle (Fig.
The analgesic efficacy of local infiltration analgesia vs femoral nerve block after total knee arthreoplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
The age, weight and height distribution of patients involved in the study have been presented in figures.(1-3) The sciatic nerve at located at a depth of 9.6 [+ or -] 3 cm (Figure 1) and the femoral nerve was found at a depth of 5.1 [+ or -] 4 cm (Figure 2)
FNB: Before induction of general anesthesia, FLA and FGA groups were subjected to unilateral femoral nerve puncture in the presence of nerve stimulator.
Hollman, "Long-term pain and functional disability after total knee arthroplasty with and without single-injection or continuous sciatic nerve block in addition to continuous femoral nerve block: a prospective, 1 year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial," Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, vol.
Abd-Elmaksoud, "Lidocaine use in ultrasound guided femoral nerve block: what is the minimum effective anaesthetic concentration (MEAC90)?," British Journal of Anaesthesia, vol.
After a midline longitudinal infraumbilical approach, the left paracolic gutter was addressed (a) to obtain access to the retroperitoneum (b); a cystic tumour was observed in intimate contact with the iliopsoas muscle and the femoral nerve and vessels (c).
Time course and degree of recovery were very similar between BSA- and BDNF-treated animals (Figures 7(a)-7(d)) and in agreement with previous observations after transection and suture of the femoral nerve in adult rats [23].
Table 1 displays the underlying data on muscle force and the number (proportion) of motor blockade of the femoral nerve, obturator nerve, and lumbosacral trunk, respectively.
The lateral femoral circumflex may also course posterior to the femoral nerve rather than through it [9].
Three of them were localized in a cervical brachial plexus, one in scrotum, femoral nerve, radial nerve, and liver, and one was of unknown primary site.
On the other hand, the pressure from the hematoma may affect femoral nerve's function and can potentially be evolved into an organized abscess with unexpected effects.