femoral vein

Summary

Summary: The vein accompanying the femoral artery in the same sheath; it is a continuation of the popliteal vein and becomes the external iliac vein.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The importance of monophasic Doppler waveforms in the common femoral vein: a retrospective study
    Edward P Lin
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:885-91. 2007
  2. doi Early Palma procedure after iliac vein injury in abdominal penetrating trauma
    Francisco Alcocer
    Department of Surgery, Hospital Central, Colonia Universitaria, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
    J Vasc Surg 48:745-8. 2008
  3. ncbi Extension of saphenous thrombus into the femoral vein: a potential complication of new endovenous ablation techniques
    Geza Mozes
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:130-5. 2005
  4. pmc Effectiveness of thigh-length graduated compression stockings to reduce the risk of deep vein thrombosis after stroke (CLOTS trial 1): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    M Dennis
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Bramwell Dott Building, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Lancet 373:1958-65. 2009
  5. pmc Evaluation of cuff-induced ischemia in the lower extremity by magnetic resonance oximetry
    Michael C Langham
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:598-606. 2010
  6. ncbi Cardiac resynchronization via the femoral vein: a novel method in cases with contraindications to the pectoral approach
    Zaheer Yousef
    Department of Cardiology, Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, UK
    Europace 8:144-6. 2006
  7. pmc High incidence of occult femoral vein thrombosis related to multiple venous sheaths during electrophysiological studies
    V Davutoglu
    Heart 90:1061-2. 2004
  8. pmc Does intermittent pneumatic compression reduce the risk of post stroke deep vein thrombosis? The CLOTS 3 trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Martin Dennis
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Trials 13:26. 2012
  9. ncbi [Leiomyosarcoma of the superficial femoral vein. Case report]
    A Dinis da Gama
    Clínica Universitária de Cirurgia Vascular e Serviço de Anatomia Patológica do Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa
    Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc 16:97-101. 2009
  10. ncbi Experience with cryopreserved cadaveric femoral vein allografts used for hemodialysis access
    Robert L Madden
    Department of Surgery, Transplant Division, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:453-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi The importance of monophasic Doppler waveforms in the common femoral vein: a retrospective study
    Edward P Lin
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:885-91. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to assess the importance of monophasic waveforms encountered in the common femoral vein during deep venous thrombosis evaluation by a retrospective review of lower extremity venous Doppler (VD) sonography and ..
  2. doi Early Palma procedure after iliac vein injury in abdominal penetrating trauma
    Francisco Alcocer
    Department of Surgery, Hospital Central, Colonia Universitaria, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
    J Vasc Surg 48:745-8. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi Extension of saphenous thrombus into the femoral vein: a potential complication of new endovenous ablation techniques
    Geza Mozes
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:130-5. 2005
    ..We encountered three cases (7.7%) with thrombus extension into the common femoral vein. All three patients were anticoagulated, and a temporary inferior vena cava filter was placed in one...
  4. pmc Effectiveness of thigh-length graduated compression stockings to reduce the risk of deep vein thrombosis after stroke (CLOTS trial 1): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    M Dennis
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Bramwell Dott Building, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Lancet 373:1958-65. 2009
    ..National stroke guidelines extrapolating from these trials recommend their use in patients with stroke despite insufficient evidence. We assessed the effectiveness of thigh-length GCS to reduce DVT after stroke...
  5. pmc Evaluation of cuff-induced ischemia in the lower extremity by magnetic resonance oximetry
    Michael C Langham
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:598-606. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi Cardiac resynchronization via the femoral vein: a novel method in cases with contraindications to the pectoral approach
    Zaheer Yousef
    Department of Cardiology, Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, UK
    Europace 8:144-6. 2006
    We describe a case involving biventricular pacemaker implantation via the right femoral vein in a patient where subclavian vein access was not possible.
  7. pmc High incidence of occult femoral vein thrombosis related to multiple venous sheaths during electrophysiological studies
    V Davutoglu
    Heart 90:1061-2. 2004
  8. pmc Does intermittent pneumatic compression reduce the risk of post stroke deep vein thrombosis? The CLOTS 3 trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Martin Dennis
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Trials 13:26. 2012
    ..The CLOTS trial 3 aims to determine whether, compared with best medical care, best medical care plus intermittent pneumatic compression in immobile stroke patients reduces the risk of proximal deep vein thrombosis...
  9. ncbi [Leiomyosarcoma of the superficial femoral vein. Case report]
    A Dinis da Gama
    Clínica Universitária de Cirurgia Vascular e Serviço de Anatomia Patológica do Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa
    Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc 16:97-101. 2009
    ..of the superficial femoral artery and a surgical biopsy revealed the diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma of the femoral vein, grade 3 of malignancy. The patient underwent a complete resection of the tumor, followed by chemotherapy...
  10. ncbi Experience with cryopreserved cadaveric femoral vein allografts used for hemodialysis access
    Robert L Madden
    Department of Surgery, Transplant Division, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:453-8. 2004
    ..These allografts are more resistant to infection but significantly more susceptible to aneurysms. When used, vein allografts should be monitored aggressively for the development of aneurysms...
  11. doi Capture of platelets to the endothelium of the femoral vein is mediated by CD62P and CD162
    J E Slotta
    Department of Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Platelets 20:505-12. 2009
    ..we investigated primary and secondary interactions between platelets, leukocytes and endothelial cells in the femoral vein in vivo with special regard to the role of CD62P (P-selectin) and CD162 (PSGL-1)...
  12. doi Ventriculovascular shunts via the femoral vein: a temporary feasible alternative in pediatric hydrocephalus
    Raquel Gutiérrez-González
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Universitario Clinico San Carlos, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Pediatr Surg 45:2274-7. 2010
    Ventriculovascular shunts via the femoral vein have been described as a feasible alternative for cerebrospinal fluid diversion in those complex cases of hydrocephalus in which other accesses are discarded. However, experience is short...
  13. pmc Use of an active-fixation coronary sinus lead to implant a biventricular pacemaker via the femoral vein
    Adrian Shandling
    Memorial Heart Institute, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California 90806, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:92-4. 2010
    ..We believe that this is the 1st report of this procedure...
  14. doi Femoral vein cannulation performed by residents: a comparison between ultrasound-guided and landmark technique in infants and children undergoing cardiac surgery
    Marie T Aouad
    Department of Anesthesiology, American University of Beirut, P O Box 11 0236, Beirut, Lebanon
    Anesth Analg 111:724-8. 2010
    Percutaneous cannulation of the femoral vein, in the pediatric age group, can be technically challenging, especially when performed by residents in training...
  15. doi Superficial femoral vein graft interposition in situ repair for femoral mycotic aneurysm
    Joseph R Schneider
    Vascular and Interventional Program of Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:147-9. 2009
    ..However, the superficial femoral vein has been used successfully as an in situ replacement after removal of infected aortic prostheses...
  16. ncbi Superficial femoral vein as a conduit for portal vein reconstruction during pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Jason B Fleming
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Arch Surg 140:698-701. 2005
  17. ncbi Groin region as recipient site for experimental composite tissue allotransplantation and a rare anatomical variation of femoral vein
    Betul Gozel Ulusal
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:447-8. 2007
  18. ncbi External femoral vein valvuloplasty with limited anterior plication (LAP): a 10-year randomized, follow-up study
    G Belcaro
    Irvine Laboratory, St Mary s Hospital at Imperial College, London, UK
    Angiology 50:531-6. 1999
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects after 10 years of external valvuloplasty of the femoral vein (limited anterior plication or LAP)...
  19. doi Ultrasonographic investigation of the effect of inguinal compression on the cross-sectional area of the femoral vein
    Jin Tae Kim
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Acad Emerg Med 15:101-3. 2008
    The reverse Trendelenburg position increases the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the femoral vein, making it easier to cannulate, although this position is potentially harmful in hypovolemic patients...
  20. pmc Is the central venous pressure reading equally reliable if the central line is inserted via the femoral vein
    Joel Desmond
    Emergency Department, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:467-9. 2003
    ..The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of these best papers are tabulated. A clinical bottom line is stated...
  21. ncbi The incidence of infectious complications of central venous catheters at the subclavian, internal jugular, and femoral sites in an intensive care unit population
    Kedar S Deshpande
    Montefiore Medical Center and the Jacobi Medical Center, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:13-20; discussion 234-5. 2005
    ..The objective was to assess the risk of central venous catheter infection with respect to the site of insertion in an intensive care unit population. The subclavian, internal jugular, and femoral sites were studied...
  22. ncbi Common femoral vein aneurysm simulating an inguinal hernia
    Eric T Castaldo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Am Surg 71:591-4. 2005
    Common femoral vein aneurysms are rare, yet knowledge of this entity is important for the surgeon who performs hernia repairs...
  23. doi The anatomic relationship of femoral vein to femoral artery in euvolemic pediatric patients by ultrasonography: implications for pediatric femoral central venous access
    Fred H Warkentine
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Kosair Children s Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:426-30. 2008
    Knowledge of the femoral vein (FV) anatomy in pediatric patients is important in the selection of appropriate size central line catheters as well as the approach to central venous access...
  24. ncbi Ultrasonographic investigation of the effect of reverse Trendelenburg on the cross-sectional area of the femoral vein
    Michael B Stone
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Campus, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    J Emerg Med 30:211-3. 2006
    Emergency physicians often obtain central venous access via the femoral vein in critically ill patients or patients with difficult peripheral access due to chronic intravenous drug use...
  25. ncbi Endovascular management of iliac vein occlusive disease
    Eric J Ley
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:228-33. 2004
    ..Recanalization of obstructed iliac vein segments can be performed successfully and leads to improvement in pain and edema in the affected limb. Midterm patency rates are excellent...
  26. ncbi Adventitial cystic disease of the femoral vein: report of a case
    Tsutomu Sugimoto
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Tachikawa General Hospital, 3 2 11 Kanda, Nagaoka, Niigata 940 8621, Japan
    Surg Today 34:286-8. 2004
    Adventitial cystic disease (ACD) of the veins is a rare phenomenon, and ACD of the femoral vein is particularly difficult to diagnose due to the similarity in symptoms to those of deep vein thrombosis...
  27. ncbi Femoral vein transposition for arteriovenous hemodialysis access: improved patient selection and intraoperative measures reduce postoperative ischemia
    Wayne S Gradman
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:279-84. 2005
    ..Autogenous femoral artery-common femoral thigh transposition (transposed femoral vein [tFV]) arteriovenous accesses have superior patency, but our previous report documented a high incidence of ..
  28. ncbi Effect of hip abduction and external rotation on femoral vein exposure for possible cannulation
    Sandra L Werner
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:73-5. 2008
    b>Femoral vein access is often required during resuscitation efforts and when other routes of intravenous access are difficult. This study evaluated by ultrasound the effect of abduction/external rotation of the hip on venous accessibility...
  29. doi Percutaneous image-guided aspiration and sclerosis of adventitial cystic disease of the femoral vein
    Jason M Johnson
    Section of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:812-6. 2009
    ..Computed tomography showed a cystic mass adherent to the wall of the common femoral vein. An ultrasound examination revealed a deep venous thrombosis of the leg, secondary to extrinsic compression of ..
  30. ncbi Variations in lower limb venous anatomy: implications for US diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis
    Daniel J Quinlan
    Department of Radiology, King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, England
    Radiology 228:443-8. 2003
    ..To retrospectively review bilateral venograms free of thrombus to evaluate the frequency and types of variations seen in venous anatomy...
  31. doi Abdominal compression effectively increases the size of the common femoral vein, as measured by ultrasonography
    James Charles Rowland Rippey
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Emerg Med 52:446-52. 2008
    We determine the effect of abdominal compression on common femoral vein cross-sectional area. The effects of Valsalva maneuver and reverse Trendelenburg's position are also studied.
  32. ncbi Surgical thrombectomy followed by intraoperative endovascular reconstruction for symptomatic ilio-femoral venous thrombosis
    M H M Schwarzbach
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Heidelberg, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:58-66. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of surgical thrombectomy combined with endovascular reconstruction for acute ilio-femoral/caval venous thrombosis...
  33. doi The effect of inguinal compression, Valsalva maneuver, and reverse Trendelenburg position on the cross-sectional area of the femoral vein in children
    Jin Tae Kim
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Jongnogu, Seoul, Korea
    Anesth Analg 108:1493-6. 2009
    ..In this study, we evaluated these methods using ultrasonography in children...
  34. doi Anatomical variations of the femoral vein
    Jean Francois Uhl
    URDIA, University Paris Descartes, Neuilly sur Seine, France
    J Vasc Surg 52:714-9. 2010
    ..Our aim was to study the prevalence of the different anatomical variations of the femoral vein at the thigh level.
  35. doi Femoral vein harvest for vascular reconstructions: pitfalls and tips for success
    Stephen T Smith
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 21:35-40. 2008
    ..Information regarding the preoperative evaluation, postoperative surveillance, reintervention, and venous morbidity is provided. The femoral-popliteal vein graft has proven to be a durable conduit with minimal late venous morbidity...
  36. ncbi Nerve growth factor is expressed in rat femoral vein
    Marci H Levine
    Skeletal Biology Research Center and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:729-33; discussion 734. 2002
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to localize NGF protein expression in the rat femoral vein.
  37. doi Effects of reverse Trendelenburg position and inguinal compression on femoral vein cross-sectional area in infants and young children
    E H Suk
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Anaesthesia 64:399-402. 2009
    ..of the reverse Trendelenburg position and additional inguinal compression on the cross-sectional area of the femoral vein in paediatric patients. Seventy subjects were allocated to two groups: the infants group and the children group...
  38. doi A rare case of leiomyosarcoma arising from a femoral vein tributary: a case report
    Nikolaos Paraskevas
    Service de Chirurgie Vasculaire et Thoracique, Hôpital Bichat and Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris, Universite Paris 7, Paris Cedex 18, France
    Vasc Med 14:149-51. 2009
    ..Involvement of major veins in the limbs is uncommon and of small veins or tributaries extremely uncommon. We report a case of leiomyosarcoma originating from a tributary of the femoral vein in a 55-year-old woman.
  39. ncbi Uses and complications of central venous catheters inserted in a pediatric emergency department
    V W Chiang
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 16:230-2. 2000
    ..To describe the incidence, indications, insertion sites, duration, and complications of central venous catheter (CVC) insertion in patients in a pediatric emergency department (ED)...
  40. ncbi Cystic adventitial disease of the femoral vein presenting as deep vein thrombosis: a case report and review of the literature
    Francis P Dix
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 44:871-4. 2006
    ..We report the case of a 28-year-old man who presented with a swollen leg secondary to obstruction of the common femoral vein as a result of this disease. He underwent excision of the cyst and made a full recovery...
  41. pmc Treatment of painful peripheral neuromas by vein implantation
    Ryosuke Kakinoki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shougoin, Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int Orthop 27:60-4. 2003
    ..In none of the experiments was a neuroma formed. Secondly, we treated ten neuromas in ten patients by the vein-implantation method. We obtained excellent results in seven patients...
  42. ncbi Bile duct replacement using an autologous femoral vein graft: an experimental study. Preliminary results
    Pablo Capitanich
    Departments of Surgery, Hospital Aleman, C1118ATT Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:369-73. 2005
    ..Further experimental studies should be carried out to validate these findings so they can be implemented in clinical cases...
  43. ncbi Vascular reconstruction with the superficial femoral vein following major oncologic resection
    Andrew McKay
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 96:151-9. 2007
    ..This study describes outcomes following radical oncologic resection with concomitant resection of critical vascular structures and reconstruction with the superficial femoral vein (SFV).
  44. ncbi Surgical reconstruction of iliofemoral veins and the inferior vena cava for nonmalignant occlusive disease
    C J Jost
    Division of Vascular Surgery, The Department of Diagnostic Radiology, and the Section of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:320-7; discussion 327-8. 2001
    ..3; cavoatrial, 1), 6 patients had spiral vein grafts (5 iliac/femoral and 1 cavoatrial), and 1 underwent femoral vein patch angioplasty. Clinical follow-up averaged 3.5 years (median, 2...
  45. ncbi Arteriovenous fistula construction in the thigh with transposed superficial femoral vein: our initial experience
    W S Gradman
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:968-75. 2001
    ..This report describes our experience constructing AVFs in the lower extremities of selected patients with the superficial femoral vein (SFV).
  46. pmc Superficial femoral vein aneurysm with massive pulmonary embolism
    Vikas Pandey
    Regional Vascular Unit, 2nd Floor Waller Cardiac Building, Mary Stanford Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:460-1. 2003
  47. doi The anatomic relationship between the common femoral artery and common femoral vein in frog leg position versus straight leg position in pediatric patients
    Jennifer W Hopkins
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, Kosair Children s Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:579-84. 2009
    Overlap of the femoral artery (FA) on the femoral vein (FV) has been shown to occur in pediatric patients. This overlap may increase complications such as arterial puncture and failed insertions of central venous lines (CVLs)...
  48. ncbi Use of superficial femoral vein in the treatment of infected aortoiliofemoral prosthetic grafts
    M A Cardozo
    Discipline of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Fundacao Faculdade Federal de Ciencias Medicas, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:304-10. 2002
    To assess the use of the superficial femoral vein for the reconstruction of the aortoiliofemoral sector in the treatment of prosthetic infections.
  49. ncbi Real-time ultrasound-guided femoral vein catheterization during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    W M Hilty
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Highland General Hospital, Oakland, California, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 29:331-6; discussion 337. 1997
    To compare the use of real-time-ultrasound guidance with the standard landmark-oriented approach for obtaining femoral vein catheterization in patients requiring intravenous access during CPR.
  50. ncbi Primary intravascular myxoid leiomyosarcoma of the femoral vein presenting clinically as deep vein thrombosis: a case report
    Manish Mani Subramaniam
    Virchows Arch 450:235-7. 2007
  51. pmc Dual-lumen catheters for continuous venovenous hemofiltration: limits for blood delivery via femoral vein access and a potential alternative in an experimental setting in anesthetized pigs
    Juliane K Unger
    Department of Comparative Medicine and Laboratory Animal Sciences, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Crit Care 11:R18. 2007
    ..We performed an experimental animal study to verify these assumptions...
  52. pmc Ultrasonic locating devices for central venous cannulation: meta-analysis
    Daniel Hind
    School of Health and Related Research, Regent Court, Sheffield S1 4DA
    BMJ 327:361. 2003
    ..To assess the evidence for the clinical effectiveness of ultrasound guided central venous cannulation...
  53. ncbi Effect of the venous catheter site on transpulmonary thermodilution measurement variables
    Sven Schmidt
    Medizinische Klinik IV Nephrology, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Crit Care Med 35:783-6. 2007
    ..g., in burn victims or due to contraindications for Trendelenburg position). The present study investigates whether femoral vein access can be used to obtain clinically acceptable values.
  54. ncbi Acute thigh compartment syndrome post femoral vein catheterization: a case report
    Mark W Asplund
    Surgical Associates, SC, Wausau, WI 54401, USA
    WMJ 107:244-6. 2008
    This case report presents a previously unreported etiology of acute thigh compartment syndrome following ipsilateral femoral vein catheterization, including clinical results and a brief review of the literature.
  55. doi Great mediastinal vein reconstruction using autologous superficial femoral vein superficial femoral vein graft
    Ehab Eshtaya
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Card Surg 23:736-8. 2008
    ..Autologous conduits have been found superior to other conduit options. The superficial femoral vein (SFV) offers excellent early patency, minimal lower limb morbidity, and ease of harvest without accessory ..
  56. ncbi [Central venous catheterization: complications of different placements]
    F Iovino
    III Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Oncologica, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Piazza Miraglia 2, 80122 Napoli, Italie
    Ann Chir 126:1001-6. 2001
    ....
  57. ncbi Common femoral vein dimensions and hemodynamics including Valsalva response as a function of sex, age, and ethnicity in a population study
    A Fronek
    Departments of Surgery and Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:1050-6. 2001
    In this study we assessed the normal common femoral vein (CFV) dimensions and related hemodynamics in a cohort assembled to permit contrasts by means of sex, age, and ethnicity.
  58. ncbi Successful treatment of a femoral artery pseudoaneurysm mimicking a deep venous thrombosis following cardiac catheterization
    Gregory M Gauthier
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 57:75-8. 2002
    ..The patient had complete resolution of the pseudoaneurysm and his symptoms following treatment with ultrasound-guided percutaneous thrombin injection...
  59. doi Influence of insertion site on central venous catheter colonization and bloodstream infection rates
    John R Gowardman
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Woman s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 34:1038-45. 2008
    ..To compare colonization and catheter-related bloodstream infection (CR-BSI) rates among three insertion sites (subclavian, internal jugular, femoral) used for central venous catheter (CVC) placement...
  60. ncbi Complications of femoral and subclavian venous catheterization in critically ill patients: a randomized controlled trial
    J Merrer
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hôpital de Poissy St Germain en Laye, 10 rue du Champ Gaillard, 78303 Poissy, France
    JAMA 286:700-7. 2001
    ..Whether venous catheterization at the femoral site is associated with an increased risk of complications compared with that at the subclavian site is debated...
  61. ncbi Femoral central venous catheter-associated deep venous thrombosis in children with diabetic ketoacidosis
    Juan A Gutierrez
    Department of Pediatrics, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:80-3. 2003
    ..To describe the incidence of clinical deep venous thrombosis associated with femoral central venous catheters (CVC-DVT) in children with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)...
  62. ncbi Ten-year experience in autogenous reconstruction with the femoral vein in the treatment of aortofemoral prosthetic infection
    K Daenens
    Center for Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 25:240-5. 2003
    ..to study the short and long term effectiveness of in situ replacement of infected aortic grafts with the lower extremity deep veins...
  63. ncbi Primary vascular leiomyosarcoma of the femoral vein leading to metastases of scalp and lungs
    C H Gow
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 17:201. 2005
  64. ncbi Femoral and iliac vein stenoses after prolonged femoral vein catheter insertion
    Waclaw Weyde
    Department of Nephrology and Transplantation Medicine, Wroclaw University of Medicine, Poland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1618-21. 2004
    Catheterization of the femoral vein is a safe and recommended method of temporary access for haemodialysis. In some patients, however, because of the lack of other possibilities, it is necessary to maintain long-term femoral cannulation...
  65. ncbi Chronic lymphocytic leukemia presenting with extreme hyperleukocytosis and thrombosis of the common femoral vein
    Tali Cukierman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Leuk Lymphoma 43:1865-8. 2002
    ..The patient has since been successfully maintained with chemotherapy. We conclude that leukopheresis should be considered as the therapy of choice in CLL patients presenting with major complications of leukostasis...
  66. ncbi Transvenous liver biopsy via the femoral vein
    F Khosa
    Department of Radiology, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Clin Radiol 58:487-91. 2003
    ....
  67. ncbi Effects of ankle exercise combined with deep breathing on blood flow velocity in the femoral vein
    Oh Yun Kwon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Yonsei University, South Korea
    Aust J Physiother 49:253-8. 2003
    ..study examined the effects of ankle exercise combined with deep breathing on the blood flow velocity in the femoral vein. Twenty healthy males (mean age 21...
  68. doi Superficial femoral vein as substitute for pulmonary artery reconstruction after resection for bronchovascular fistula
    Nikos Kotzampassakis
    Division of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:525-7. 2008
  69. ncbi Clinical experience of percutaneous femoral venous catheterization in critically ill preterm infants less than 1,000 grams
    K B Chen
    Department of Anesthesiology, China Medical College and China Medical College Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Anesthesiology 95:637-9. 2001
    ..Central venous catheterization is indicated for pressure monitoring, drug therapy, and nutrition supplementation, which are often critical in the anesthetic management of infants undergoing major surgery...
  70. pmc Femoral vein size in newborns and infants: preliminary investigation
    O A Akingbola
    Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Crit Care 4:120-3. 2000
    The femoral vein is an important site for central venous access in newborns and infants...
  71. doi Thrombosis in unusual sites of the lower extremity veins
    Nicos Labropoulos
    Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8191, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1022-7. 2008
    ..Thrombosis in unusual locations in the lower extremity veins has not been assessed. These veins are not imaged routinely and therefore information about them is lacking...
  72. ncbi [Inferior vena cava malformations and deep venous thrombosis]
    María J García-Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 59:171-5. 2006
    ..Two patients with an anomaly had recurrent thrombotic occlusion. In conclusion, congenital IVC anomalies were present in 16.2% (95% confidence interval, 6.2-32%) of young patients with iliac thrombosis...
  73. ncbi Neovalve construction in postthrombotic syndrome
    Oscar Maleti
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hesperia Hospital, Modena, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 43:794-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate a new neovalve construction technique in postthrombotic syndrome. The surgical procedure is described, and preliminary results of the first case series are given...
  74. ncbi Catheter directed thrombolysis for treatment of ilio-femoral deep venous thrombosis is durable, preserves venous valve function and may prevent chronic venous insufficiency
    H Sillesen
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:556-62. 2005
    ..To investigate the results of catheter directed thrombolysis offered to patients with acute femoro-iliac deep venous thrombosis (DVT)...
  75. ncbi [Reconstructive operations in unilateral occlusions of the iliac vein]
    D D Sultanov
    Angiol Sosud Khir 13:85-9. 2007
    ..In a further eight patients, the primary cause of thrombosis had been catheterization of the femoral vein in childhood...
  76. ncbi Mid-term results of peripheric cannulation after port-access surgery
    Ertan Sagbas
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Istanbul Science University, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Abidei Hurriyet Caddesi 290, 34381 Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:744-7. 2007
    ..We found a chronic recanalized thrombotic change in the common femoral vein (CFV) in one patient (0.63%)...
  77. doi Outcomes of combined superficial femoral endovascular revascularization and popliteal to distal bypass for patients with tissue loss
    J Lantis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:366-71. 2008
    ..The conduit was greater saphenous vein in 16 cases, femoral vein in three cases, and arm vein in three cases. Follow-up ranged from 3 months to 4 years...
  78. doi Neoaortoiliac reconstructions using femoropopliteal veins: MDCT angiography findings
    Jorge E Lopera
    Department of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:569-77. 2008
    ..In this article, we discuss the neoaortoiliac system procedure, a surgical procedure that uses femoropopliteal vein segments for arterial reconstructions in patients with aortofemoral prosthetic graft infections...
  79. ncbi [Effect of external vavuloplasty of deep vein in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency of lower extremity]
    Shen Ming Wang
    Department of Vascular Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 43:853-6. 2005
    ..To verify the role and effect of external vavuloplasty in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) of lower extremity...
  80. ncbi Closure of a surgically created arteriovenous fistula with a covered stent-graft in a patient with venous ambulatory hypertension--a case report
    Zachary C Schmittling
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 39:363-6. 2005
    ..A 37-year-old woman with symptomatic venous ambulatory hypertension underwent a left common femoral vein-to-right common iliac vein bypass using 10 mm ringed polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) with creation of an ..
  81. ncbi Endoluminal recanalization in a patient with phlegmasia cerulea dolens using a multimodality approach-a case report
    Stephanie C Lin
    Department of Vascular Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, Weill Medical School and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 39:273-9. 2005
    ..This multimodality endovascular approach (chemical and mechanical interventions) was successful in relieving the venous occlusion and salvaging the limb, while maintaining appropriate treatment for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia...
  82. ncbi Iliofemoral-popliteal phlebothrombosis in twin pregnancy treated with cesarean section and thrombectomy in the same act: a case report
    Dubravko Habek
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Zagreb University, Sveti Duh Hospital, Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Perinatol 23:219-21. 2006
    ..Thrombectomy by use of a Fogarty catheter with previous protection from thrombus embolization by proximal placement of temporary occlusion was performed at the same time as the cesarean section for completion of premature delivery...
  83. doi The management of arterial and venous injuries during saphenous vein surgery
    Giustino Marcucci
    Department of Vascular Surgery, S Paolo Hospital ASL RMF, Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:432-3. 2008
    ..Diagnosis is often delayed and outcome depends on the severity of injury. We report two cases of severe ischemia due to arterial lesion during varicose veins surgery...
  84. ncbi Can emergency medicine residents detect acute deep venous thrombosis with a limited, two-site ultrasound examination?
    Jeanne Jacoby
    Emergency Medicine Residency Program, St Luke s Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:197-200. 2007
    ..EM residents can perform a limited duplex examination with considerable but not perfect accuracy after receiving very limited instruction...
  85. pmc Successful iliac vein and inferior vena cava stenting ameliorates venous claudication and improves venous outflow, calf muscle pump function, and clinical status in post-thrombotic syndrome
    Konstantinos T Delis
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Gonda Vascular Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Surg 245:130-9. 2007
    ..These patients had previously failed to improve with conservative treatment entailing compression and/or wound care for at least 12 months...
  86. ncbi Catheter-direct thrombolysis versus pharmacomechanical thrombectomy for treatment of symptomatic lower extremity deep venous thrombosis
    Peter H Lin
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center 112, 2002 Holcomb Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 192:782-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the current study was to compare the treatment outcome in patients with symptomatic DVT who underwent either catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) or PMT intervention...
  87. ncbi Early and late complications of silicone patch saphenoplasty at the saphenofemoral junction
    Marianne G De Maeseneer
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    J Vasc Surg 44:1285-90. 2006
    ..A prospective study examined the incidence of complications after patch saphenoplasty in primary and repeat varicose vein surgery...
  88. pmc Iliac vein stenting for chronic venous insufficiency
    Firas F Mussa
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:60-6. 2007
    ..We conclude that endovenous stenting is the current method of choice in the treatment of chronic venous obstruction...
  89. ncbi Acute pancreatitis: A complication associated with rheolytic mechanical thrombectomy of deep venous thrombosis
    Kenneth T Piercy
    Division of Surgical Sciences, Section on Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1095, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:1110-3. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, this complication has been previously reported in only two cases...
  90. ncbi The safety and efficacy of the StarClose Vascular Closure System: the ultrasound substudy of the CLIP study
    M R Jaff
    VasCore, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:684-9. 2006
    ..This is the report of the duplex ultrasound (DUS) substudy of the CLIP trial...
  91. ncbi [Hereditary thrombophilia and systemic sclerosis. An unusual case report]
    Giovanna Minenna
    Sezione di Reumatologia, Dipartimento Medicina Interna e Medicina Pubblica, Universita, Bari
    Recenti Prog Med 98:175-8. 2007
    ..No similar case was reported in literature; therefore, further studies must go ahead understand the possible relation between the two pathologies...
  92. ncbi Catheter-directed thrombolysis of acute deep vein thrombosis in the lower extremity of a child with interrupted inferior vena cava
    Levent Oguzkurt
    Department of Radiology, Baskent University, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Center, Adana, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:332-4. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that catheter-directed thrombolysis is safe and effective for use in selected older children and adolescents with acute DVT in the lower extremity...
  93. ncbi Vascular ultrasound imaging to study immediate postcatheterization vascular complications in children
    Snehal Kulkarni
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Frontier Lifeline Dr K M Cherian Heart Foundation R 30 C, Ambattur Industrial Estate Road, Mogappair, Chennai 600102, India
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:450-5. 2006
    ..Our study shows vascular ultrasound imaging can provide anatomical details of femoral and iliac vessels and is a easier and accurate method of assessing post-catheterization vascular complications in children...
  94. ncbi Iliofemoral venous thrombosis
    Anthony J Comerota
    Jobst Vascular Center, The Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1065-76. 2007
    ....
  95. pmc Popliteal venous aneurysm and iliofemoral thrombosis
    Lawrence M Gillman
    Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Can J Surg 51:E17-8. 2008
  96. ncbi Total knee replacement: prevention of deep-vein thrombosis using pharmacological (low-molecular-weight heparin) and mechanical (intermittent foot sole pump system) combined prophylaxis. Preliminary results
    M F Giannoni
    Department of Vascular Surgery, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int Angiol 25:316-21. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the role of combined mechanical and pharmacological prophylaxis in the prevention of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) after total knee replacement (TKR). Design: prospective case series study...
  97. ncbi Complex bypasses and fistulas for difficult hemodialysis access: a prospective, single-center experience
    Eric S Chemla
    South West London, Surrey and Sussex Renal Transplant Network, London, UK
    Semin Dial 19:246-50. 2006
    ..1), contralateral internal jugular vein bypass (n = 6), femorofemoral crossover bypass (n = 1), superficial femoral vein transposition (n = 5), axillary artery to popliteal vein bypass (n = 5), or femoral artery to right atrium ..
  98. ncbi The case for thrombolysis for iliofemoral venous thrombosis
    Eric Peden
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 18:139-47. 2005
    ..In this article, relevant clinical evidence and rationale in support of thrombolytic therapy in ileofemoral deep venous thrombosis are discussed...
  99. ncbi Iliac compression syndrome and recanalization of femoropopliteal and iliac venous thrombosis: a prospective study with magnetic resonance venography
    Douglas G W Fraser
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Vasc Surg 40:612-9. 2004
    ..We compared recanalization of left femoropopliteal and iliac thrombosis with and without RCIA/LCIV compression...
  100. ncbi Endovascular management of iliofemoral venous occlusive disease
    Douglas B Hood
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 84:1381-96, viii. 2004
    ..Existing data provide convincing proof of the efficacy of endovascular recanalization procedures, and upcoming prospective, controlled trials will further clarify the role of these techniques in the therapeutic armamentarium...
  101. ncbi Letter to the Editor, RE: EJVES 2004;28:104-107
    A Caggiati
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:453-4. 2004

Research Grants72

  1. REGULATION OF MUSCLE BLOOD FLOW IN OLD AGE
    David Proctor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and vasodilator responsiveness in the leg? These questions will be investigated by measuring leg blood flow (femoral vein thermodilution), leg norepinephrine spillover, arterial pressure, and cardiac output (acetylene uptake) during ..
  2. ANTIBODIES WITH PROTHROMBINASE ACTIVITY IN LUPUS
    Perumal Thiagarajan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..depletion of circulating prothrombin, consumption of coagulation factors and enhanced occlusion of the femoral vein. These studies will permit assessment of the extent to which the prothrombinase autoantibodies contribute ..
  3. INSULIN AND SARCOPENIA IN THE ELDERLY
    Elena Volpi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..muscle protein kinetics at graded insulin infusion rates that will increase insulin concentration in the femoral vein to approximatley 30 muU/ml (low dose), approximately 80 muU/ml (prandial dose), approximately 200 muU/ml (high ..
  4. GENE THERAPY DEVICE FOR TREATMENT OF HEMOPHILIA BETA
    DEBORAH BUFFINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..of a Greenfield filter) that is introducable and retractable via a percutaneous catheter insertion through the femoral vein into the inferior vena cava. The IVD may be used to deliver any desired compound via cell or gene therapy...
  5. INTERSTITIAL FLUID FLOW IN BONE REMODELING
    John Frangos; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Specifically, (1) we will characterize the effects of altered IFF induced by femoral vein ligation on histomorphometry, femoral dimensions, mechanical properties, mineral content, and mineral density ..
  6. Low-Cost Digital Imaging System for Evaluating Thrombosis
    Brian Cooley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This imaging methodology may have a capacity for future adaptation to clinical thrombosis imaging. ..
  7. Effect of Age on Vein Graft Neointimal Formation
    Brian Cooley; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furthermore, the establishment of an age-associated model of vein grafting will permit age-specific evaluation of new therapeutic avenues for inhibiting neointimal formation. ..
  8. Sex and the endocrine regulation of fuel metabolism
    TRACY HORTON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In this GnRH suppression study, metabolism will be assessed via stable isotope measures of glycerol, FFA and glucose turnover and whole-body respiratory gas exchange measures. ..
  9. Development of a Perfusion-induced Systemic Hyperthermia Delivery Apparatus
    Joseph Zwischenberger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of this project is to develop a clinical system for inducing full body hyperthermia to treat metastatic lung cancer. The system is based on a Phase I clinical trial demonstrating the efficacy of such a treatment. ..
  10. Expired CO2/O2 Analysis to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism
    JEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will fund a clinical study designed to test the diagnostic accuracy of a hand- held breath device that detects the altered gas exchange physiology caused by PE in post-surgical and other patients at high risk for PE. ..
  11. Percutaneous MR Guided Creation of a Meso-Caval Shunt
    Aravind Arepally; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  12. IMMUNOLOGIC STUDIES OF PATIENTS AFTER TRAUMATIC INJURY
    John Mannick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3. Define the interactions of cells of the innate and adaptive immune systems in the induction of the SIRS and CARS responses to injury in genetically altered mice. ..
  13. IMMUNOLOGIC STUDIES OF PATIENTS AFTER TRAUMATIC INJURY
    John Mannick; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  14. Surrogate markers for Severe Pulmonary Embolism
    JEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will determine if criteria that are widely and immediately available in most hospitals can be used to risk-stratify severity of PE and to clarify the role of nonmalignant thrombophilias on the prognosis of PE. ..
  15. IMMUNOLOGIC STUDIES OF PATIENTS AFTER TRAUMATIC INJURY
    John Mannick; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  16. Pretest Probability Assessment for Pulmonary Embolism
    JEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In phase III, we will test the validity of the PE PREtest Consult TM and determine if the use of the PE PREtest ConsultTM will decrease unnecessary testing for PE. ..
  17. The role of hypoxia in venous neointimal hyperplasia in hemodialysis grafts
    Sanjay Misra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long term goal of this current proposal and research program is to improve the care of patients with ESRD, the vast majority of who use long-term hemodialysis as their mode of renal replacement therapy. ..