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*  Causes of cancer pain
allodynia). Deep vein thrombosis Between 15 and 25 percent of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is caused by cancer (often by a tumor ... Chronic steroid therapy can result in aseptic necrosis of the humoral or femoral head, resulting in shoulder or knee pain ... Common symptoms include shortness of breath, swelling of the face and neck, dilation of veins in the neck and chest, and chest ... Superior vena cava syndrome The superior vena cava (a large vein carrying circulating, de-oxygenated blood into the heart) may ...
*  Deep vein
Internal jugular vein Brachial vein Axillary vein Subclavian vein Common femoral vein Femoral vein Profunda femoris vein ... Deep veins are almost always beside an artery with the same name (e.g. the femoral vein is beside the femoral artery). ... A deep vein is a vein that is deep in the body. This contrasts with superficial veins that are close to the body's surface. ... Popliteal vein Peroneal vein Anterior tibial vein Posterior tibial vein Princeton Review (2003). Anatomy Coloring Workbook, ...
*  Trendelenburg operation
The great saphenous vein is exposed and the common femoral and superficial femoral veins are identified before dividing. The ... It is the juxtafemoral flush ligation of the great saphenous vein to the femoral vein. An oblique incision is made in the groin ... vein is ligated close to the junction with of the femoral vein. If the ligation is distal from the saphenofemoral junction, it ... Varicose Veins and their Treatment by Trendelenburg's Operation". Annals of Surgery. 27 (5): 626-639. ISSN 0003-4932. PMC ...
*  Retrograde perfusion
... a hose placed into the femoral artery and the superior vena cava can redirect blood up the internal jugular vein to supply the ... is an artificial method of providing blood supply to an organ by delivering oxygenated blood through the veins. It may be ...
*  Deep vein of the thigh
The deep vein of the thigh, (profunda femoris vein or deep femoral vein) is a large deep vein in the thigh. It receives blood ... The deep vein of the thigh contributes the largest volume of blood to the femoral vein. The deep vein of the thigh is commonly ... inner thigh and proceeds superiorly and medially running alongside the profunda femoris artery to join with the femoral vein ...
*  Femoral vein
... Bundens WP, Bergan JJ, Halasz NA, Murray J, ... Several large veins drain into the femoral vein: popliteal vein deep vein of the thigh great saphenous vein Occlusion of the ... use the term superficial femoral vein for the distal part of the femoral vein to: differentiate the femoral vein segments ... In the human body, the femoral vein is a blood vessel that accompanies the femoral artery in the femoral sheath. It begins at ...
*  Superficial external pudendal artery
The femoral vein and its tributaries. Schema of the arteries arising from the external iliac and femoral arteries. Anterior ... After piercing the femoral sheath and fascia cribrosa, it courses medialward, across the spermatic cord (or round ligament in ... It arises from the medial side of the femoral artery, close to the superficial epigastric artery and superficial iliac ... Deep external pudendal artery Internal pudendal artery The great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the fossa ovalis. ...
*  Anterior accessory saphenous vein
Usually it joins GSV very near the saphenous-femoral junction at the saphenous arch or can drain directly in the femoral vein. ... AASV at sapheno-femoral junction the "Mickey mouse sign" Varicose Anterior accessory saphenous vein Varicose Anterior accessory ... Sometimes it can drain in the external pudendal vein (which can communicate with an ovarian vein) and be the reason of a ... The anterior accessory saphenous vein is a special anterior tributary of the great saphenous vein (GSV), draining the antero- ...
*  Cribriform fascia
... in preventing new vascularization when surgery is performed at the join between the great saphenous vein and the femoral vein. ... It is perforated by the great saphenous vein and by numerous blood and lymphatic vessels. (A structure in anatomy that is ...
*  Inferior vena cava
... liver transplantation and surgical procedures such as the insertion of a catheter in the femoral vein in the groin. Trauma to ... the gonadal veins and suprarenal veins drain into the inferior vena cava directly. On the left, they drain into the renal vein ... It may be replaced by two vessels beneath the level of the renal veins. The inferior vena cava is a vein. It carries ... By contrast, all the lumbar veins and hepatic veins usually drain directly into the inferior vena cava. In the embryo, the ...
*  Visible Human Project
... to the dorsum of each forearm by formalin injection and damage to the right sartorius from opening the right femoral vein for ...
*  Peripherally inserted central catheter
... the internal jugular vein or the femoral vein. Subclavian and jugular line placements may result in pneumothorax (air in the ... A PICC is inserted in a peripheral vein in the arm, such as the cephalic vein, basilic vein or brachial vein, and then advanced ... First described in 1975, it is an alternative to central venous catheters in major veins such as the subclavian vein, ... This wire is provided to stiffen the (otherwise very flexible) line so it can be threaded through the veins. The wire is ...
*  Hepatorenal syndrome
... guided catheters which are passed into the hepatic vein either through the internal jugular vein or the femoral vein. ... Type 2 HRS is thought to be part of a spectrum of illness associated with increased pressures in the portal vein circulation, ... Hepatorenal syndrome usually affects individuals with cirrhosis and elevated pressures in the portal vein system (termed portal ... which is a small shunt placed to reduce blood pressure in the portal vein. Some patients may require hemodialysis to support ...
*  Fibrinogen uptake test
... scanning seems less reliable for detecting femoral vein than calf vein thrombi and is insensitive to thrombi above the inguinal ... A fibrinogen uptake test is a test that was formerly used to detect deep vein thrombosis. Radioactive labeled fibrinogen is ... Iodine 125-labeled fibrinogen scanning is a very sensitive method for detecting subclinical leg vein thrombi. Fibrinogen ... but is valuable for detecting extension of venographically diagnosed calf vein thrombosis. The technique is safe if fibrinogen ...
*  Influenza A virus subtype H1N1
... thrombosis of right external Iliac vein and common femoral vein or cerebral gas embolism. The type of embolic events caused by ...
*  Ultrasonography of deep vein thrombosis
Ultrasonography in suspected deep vein thrombosis focuses primarily on the femoral vein and the popliteal vein, because thrombi ... mainly for the common femoral vein and the popliteal vein. It is very useful in an emergency situation and is performed just by ... perpendicular to the vein axis), displaying cross-sections of the veins. All collateral veins are better detected this way, ... In a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or in a superficial vein thrombosis where the thrombus is floating, an emergency situation ...
*  Percutaneous aortic valve replacement
In the transcaval approach a tube is inserted via the femoral vein instead of the femoral artery, and a small wire is used to ... Once the wire is across, a large tube is used to place the transcatheter heart valve through the femoral vein and inferior vena ... from a temporary hole in the aorta near the belly button through a vein in the upper leg). Severe symptomatic aortic stenosis ... The transfemoral approach requires the catheter and valve to be inserted via the femoral artery. Similar to coronary artery ...
*  Vascular access
... which is inserted into a large vein (usually the vena cava, via the internal jugular vein or the femoral vein) to allow large ... This can cause problems with severe venous congestion in the area drained by the vein and may also render the vein, and the ... The catheter is a foreign body in the vein and often provokes an inflammatory reaction in the vein wall. This results in ... especially in the vein just downstream from where the graft has been sewn to the vein. Narrowing often leads to thrombosis ( ...
*  Embalming
... or femoral arteries, with the ulnar, radial, and tibial vessels if necessary) are used. The corresponding veins are commonly ... injecting arterial fluid into the right common carotid artery and draining from the right femoral vein) is referred to as a ... In these cases, a six-point injection is made through the two iliac or femoral arteries, subclavian or axillary vessels, and ... are expelled from the right jugular vein and collectively referred to as drainage. The embalming solution is injected with a ...
*  Electrophysiology study
A small puncture is then made with a needle in either the femoral vein in the groin or the radial vein in the wrist, before a ... For patients who had a catheterization at the femoral artery or vein (and even some of those with a radial insertion site), in ... If the femoral artery was used, the patient will probably be asked to lie flat for several hours (3 to 6) to prevent bleeding ... A plastic sheath (with a stiffer plastic introducer inside) is then threaded over the wire and pushed into the vein (the ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter IX: Diseases of the circulatory system
Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of femoral vein (I80.2) Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of other deep vessels of lower ... Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer Varicose ulcer (lower extremity, any part) (I83.1) Varicose veins of lower ... Varicose veins of other specified sites (I87) Other disorders of veins (I87.0) Postphlebitic syndrome (I87.1) Compression of ... Embolism and thrombosis of renal vein (I82.8) Embolism and thrombosis of other specified veins Paget-Schroetter disease (I83) ...
*  House of Blood murders
... severing a femoral vein in one thigh that caused him to bleed to death. McAlinden panicked and telephoned her son John for help ...
*  Human leg
Superficial veins: Greater saphenous vein Small saphenous Deep veins: Femoral vein Popliteal vein Anterior tibial vein ... The veins are subdivided into three systems. The deep veins return approximately 85 percent of the blood and the superficial ... A series of perforator veins interconnect the superficial and deep systems. In the standing posture, the veins of the leg have ... Additionally, a line drawn through the femoral neck superimposed on a line drawn through the femoral condyles forms an angle, ...
*  John Homans
... and advocating ligation of the superficial femoral vein to stop migrating clots causing pulmonary embolus. He described the ... Homans J. Diseases of the veins. N Engl J Med 1944: 231; 51-60. HOMANS J (January 1954). "Thrombosis of the deep leg veins due ... helping to popularise the ligation of the saphenofemoral junction for treatment of varicose veins, ...
*  Inguinal
... three to five deep lymph nodes that are located medial to the femoral vein and under the cribriform fascia Superficial inguinal ...
*  Superficial circumflex iliac artery
The great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the fossa ovalis. The great saphenous vein and its tributaries. The femoral ... the superior gluteal and lateral femoral circumflex arteries. In 45% to 50% of persons the superficial circumflex iliac artery ... vein and its tributaries. Superficial circumflex iliac artery (NOTE: this diagram is mislabelled. The "superficial circumflex ...
*  Inferior vena cava filter
... access to the venous system can be obtained via the femoral vein (the large vein in the groin), the internal jugular vein (the ... large vein in the neck) or the arm veins with one design. Choice of route depends mainly on the number and location of any ... This study found that IVC filters reduced the incidence of PE but increased the incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). All ... There are situations where the filter is placed above the renal veins (e.g. pregnant patients or women of childbearing age, ...