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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Using a multi-parametric MRI procedure, researchers scanned the femoral artery and vein in the leg before and after each vaping episode to see how vascular function changed.
LivaNova Bi-Flow received CE Mark earlier this year and is the only bidirectional arterial cannula designed to prevent leg ischemia during cardiac surgery procedures requiring femoral artery cannulation.
Under general anesthesia, the right common femoral artery and right axillary artery were released with surgical cut down method and ultrasound-guided percutaneous left common femoral artery puncture was performed.
In endovascular procedures for the carotid artery, the femoral artery is usually used because it has a large diameter and is generally easier to reach.
He cut Mr Gilling's left leg, severing his femoral artery, and left him to bleed to death.
The anterolateral thigh (ALT) flap is supplied by the descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery. The design of the ALT flap is very straightforward.
Cardiac CT and cardiac MRI are noninvasive procedures whereas cardiac catheterization is an invasive procedure which is associated with some complications like bleeding, femoral artery thrombosis, cardiac arrhythmias and procedure failure due to difficult anatomy9.
21 Fr, 55 cm venous cannula and 19 Fr, 15 cm arterial cannula were percutaneously inserted from the femoral vein and femoral artery, respectively.
This US FDA approval is based on findings from the company's IMPERIAL trial of the Eluvia stent,which demonstrated superior results in the first superficial femoral artery head-to-head drug-eluting stent trial.
Boston Scientific announced positive 12-month data from the IMPERIAL trial, the first head-to-head drug-eluting stent trial in the superficial femoral artery. The IMPERIAL trial evaluated the Eluvia Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System versus the Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease.
The new approach is a lower extremity radial angiogram, a test for peripheral artery disease (PAD) by examining arteries in a patient's wrist, as opposed to the traditional approach that examines the femoral artery in a patient's leg.
The widely used method of PDA device occlusion is transvenous access through the femoral vein guided by aortic access from femoral artery. However in some patients in which PDA device closure is planned, femoral artery can be inaccessible.