femoral artery

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fem·o·ral ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, continuation of external iliac distal to the inguinal ligament; branches, external pudendal, superficial epigastric, superficial circumflex iliac, deep artery of thigh, descending genicular, terminating as the popliteal artery as it passes through the adductor hiatus to enter the popliteal space.
Synonym(s): arteria femoralis [TA]

femoral artery

n.
The main artery of the thigh, supplying blood to the groin and lower extremity.

fem·o·ral ar·te·ry

(fem'ŏr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, continuation of external iliac, beginning at inguinal ligament; branches, external pudendal, superficial epigastric, superficial circumflex iliac, profunda femoris, descending genicular, terminating as the popliteal artery as it passes through the adductor hiatus to enter the popliteal space.
Synonym(s): arteria femoralis [TA] .

femoral artery

The main artery of the leg in the area between the groin and the back of the knee, where it divides into two and passes down to supply the lower leg. The femoral artery supplies all the muscles and other structures of the thigh with blood.

Femoral artery

An artery located in the groin area that is the most frequently accessed site for arterial puncture in angiography.
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Misra, "Treatment of superficial femoral artery restenosis," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
Femoral artery, especially the superficial femoral artery is the most frequent injured vessel during daily life and war, because it is relatively long and open to trauma.
Preprocedure US showed recurrent acute thrombus at the superficial femoral artery starting from the proximal segments.
Merloz, "Superficial femoral artery injury resulting from intertrochanteric hip fracture fixation by a locked intramedullary nail," Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research, vol.
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.
CTA showed a complete superficial femoral artery cut off and the patient had a failed arterial bypass with eventual above-knee amputation.
Cook Medical said that the rotating thumbwheel system, which is available for purchase in approved markets across Europe, provides deployment for the world's first drug-eluting stent for the superficial femoral artery.
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Iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm of the superficial femoral artery in a pediatric patient: Case report.

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