femoral vein

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Related to Iliofemoral vein: Superficial femoral vein
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Noun1.femoral vein - a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheathfemoral vein - a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath; a continuation of the popliteal vein; becomes the external iliac vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
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8] In that case, a 52-year-old woman with sarcomatous change in chronic pelvic endometriosis presented with a swollen right leg due to an extensive right iliofemoral vein thrombosis.
Venous thrombectomy for iliofemoral vein thrombosis - 10 year results of a prospective randomised study.
The ten contributions in the 2006 edition describe endovascular aneurysm repair trials for abdominal aortic aneurysms, the role of TASC classification in managing patients, treatment options for iliofemoral vein thrombosis, and management of renal artery stenosis.