femoral vein


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femoral vein

[¦fem·ə·rəl ′vān]
(anatomy)
A vein accompanying the femoral artery.
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Treatment modalities include use of anticoagulant, catheter directed thrombolysis, stent placement, placement of filters, surgical approaches including vein patch angioplasty with excision of intraluminal bands, division of the right common iliac artery and relocation behind the left common iliac vein or inferior vena cava and saphenous vein graft bypass to the inferior vena cava or ipsilateral common femoral vein.2 Reestablishment of vessel patency by removing the thrombus, relieving the acute symptoms in order to prevent recurrent thrombosis and pulmonary embolism and to reserve venous valve function, thus preventing post-thrombotic syndrome is the main purpose of treatment for postpartum DVT.
Is the central venous pressure reading equally reliable if the central line is inserted via the femoral vein. Emerg Med J 2003; 20(5): 467-9.
Permanent catheters could be inserted to jugular, subclavian or femoral veins.1 Malposition of a central venous catheter is a rare complication (4%).2 In this case report, we present ESRD patient who attended our clinic with abdominal pain and dyspnea.
(5-8) In our case, a snare device was successfully utilized to retract the bullet from the IVC into the left common femoral vein.
Leadless pacemakers on the other hand, are devoid of wires and are ten times smaller than the traditional pacemakers.They are placed directly into the heart using a catheter passed through the femoral vein in the leg.
Regarding the catheter insertion site, catheters were implanted more frequently in the femoral vein (56.2%) compared to the jugular vein (43.8%).
Appropriate positioning was confirmed with use of an 8 F right femoral vein approach side-firing intravascular ultrasound catheter (AcuNav, Acuson).
It is reported that the long saphenous vein is the most affected vein and followed by the femoral vein and popliteal vein in the lower extremity [3].
Also visualized was a variceal connection to the right common femoral vein. The portal and mesenteric veins were noted to be patent.
The venous blood of the pelvis drains mainly through three pathways: internal iliac vein, femoral vein, and ovarian vein.
In 2009, Sato and colleagues reported 4 cases of PVT treated with a superficial femoral vein (SFV) graft interposition during living donor LT [6].