VG - Femoral

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lecaly
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131041
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VG - Femoral
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2012-01-27 17:32:50
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VG Femoral Artery
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Femoral Artery
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  1. Linear guide
    an imaginary line extending from the center of the inguinal ligament to the medial margin of the condyle of the femur
  2. Anatomical guide
    the artery courses through the center of the femoral triangle. the artery is bounded laterally by the sartorious muscle and medially by the adductor longus muscle
  3. Place of incision
    the parallel incision is made along the linear guide about one-third the distance from the pubis symphysis to the anterior superior spine of the iliac crest, a few inches below the inguinal ligament

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