femoral vein


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Related to femoral vein: popliteal 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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The PICSO Impulse Catheter is inserted in a standard manner via the femoral vein and placed in the coronary sinus using a steerable guide sheath.
Right-sided cardiac catheterization via the right femoral vein disclosed a 9 mm Hg gradient between the right atrium and right ventricle (Figure 1a).
I was put on heparin injections and told to wait for a scan which was three days later - confirming I have an extensive DVT in my right femoral vein.
Therefore, this study was conducted to provide basic data on changes of blood enzymes and IGF-1 levels during antler growth in sika deer by comparing samples from the jugular and femoral vein (which is positioned in the body region farthest from the jugular).
1] It is delivered to the heart via a catheter through the femoral vein, a blood vessel in the thigh.
This cut his femoral vein and artery and Mr Moskwa later died from that wound.
An interventional radiologist removed the guidewire via the femoral vein using a gooseneck snare.
The device is delivered to the heart through the femoral vein, a blood vessel in the leg, and once implanted, allows the heart to pump blood more efficiently, thereby relieving symptoms and improving quality of life.
Implanted via the femoral vein (in the leg) with a tiny delivery system, Nanostim is designed to be fully retrievable so that it can be readily repositioned throughout the implant procedure and later, if necessary.
The miniature-sized, leadless cardiac pacemaker is placed directly inside a patient's heart without surgery during a catheter-guided procedure through the groin via the femoral vein.
The combination of a localized hernia sac with femoral vein compression is a useful distinguishing feature of femoral hernias compared to inguinal hernias.