femoral pulse


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Noun1.femoral pulse - pulse of the femoral artery (felt in the groin)
heart rate, pulse rate, pulse - the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
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The most common complications associated with transcatheter PMVSD closure were heart rhythm disturbances and late appearance of femoral pulse. Other common adverse events included kinking of sheath during device placement which setteled with little pull back of sheath with device.
The classic triad is hip and throat claudication, absence of the femoral pulse, or general weakening and impotence.
After angioplasty, four patients had decreased femoral pulses, which were resolved by heparin infusion within one to four days.
The aortic transit time (TR) was determined by measuring the distance between the points of measurement of the carotid and femoral pulses, recorded by taking measurements on the surface of the body from the suprasternal notch to the point where the right carotid pulse was found and from the suprasternal notch to the right femoral pulse via the umbilicus.
The measurement of carotid to femoral pulse wave velocity (PWV) is considered the gold standard method for arterial stiffness assessment in daily practice because of its easy use, low cost, and high reproducibility [4].
The femoral pulse disappears around 70 mm, and the carotid pulse around 60 mm.
Clients may think you are just petting their dog but it is possible to check the femoral pulse inside the thigh as a patient is held gently.