femoral artery

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femoral artery

n.
The main artery of the thigh, supplying blood to the groin and lower extremity.
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Noun1.femoral artery - the chief artery of the thighfemoral artery - the chief artery of the thigh; a continuation of the external iliac artery
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
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All children in which there was a failure to insert the arterial cannula in radial or femoral arteries after 3 attempts were excluded from the study.
Arteriography revealed a patent internal iliac artery and collateralisation to the femoral arteries (Fig.
Object of the contract includes the delivery of aortic heart valves implanted in the femoral arteries, subclavian or transaortalnie 20 pcs.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug-coated stent designed to be used in the blocked femoral arteries of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
The anatomical position of a PSA differs from the position of the femoral arteries.