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Trick of the Trade: Finding the femoral vein by V-technique by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 12:00am I rarely access the femoral vein for central venous catheterization... except in medical or trauma resuscitations. Oftentimes in these resuscitations, there are too many people near the IJ or subclavian vein site. People are intubating, performing CPR, trying to get peripheral vein access, etc. The patient's femoral veins are relat ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Hum-out the jugular veins by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 25 Nov 2009 10:05pm Placing an IV in the external jugular vein requires venous distension maneuvers. This means having the patient perform a Valsalva maneuver or be placed in a Trendelenburg position. Have you ever had a patient who didn't quite get the Valsalva maneuver concept, or couldn't tolerate a head-down position? Trick of the Trade: Humming Have ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Hum-out the jugular veins by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 25 Nov 2009 10:05pm Placing an IV in the external jugular vein requires venous distension maneuvers. This means having the patient perform a Valsalva maneuver or be placed in a Trendelenburg position. Have you ever had a patient who didn't quite get the Valsalva maneuver concept, or couldn't tolerate a head-down position? Trick of the Trade: Humming Have th ... Read on »
Easily Confused Medical Conditions – Femoral Hernia and Saphena Varix by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Mon 19 Nov 2012 10:07pm Patients often come to see the doctor with lumps in the groin area. These lumps can be quite difficult to diagnose just on the basis of examination findings alone, because there are quite a few conditions that can cause lumps in the groin and often enough,  they look clinically very similar. Two conditions, which are know ... Read on »
Femoral approach for permanent pacing : Innovative idea . . . still , under-utilised ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Sep 2011 12:05pm Venous access for permanent pacing can be troublesome . Especially with anomalous subclavian ,  second implantation  ,obese patients with upper limb DVT . Temporary pacing through femoral vein is a well known concept. Here is a concept of implanting the PPM  through femoral vein ,    in the upper thigh and the pacing  lead all the way reach ... Read on »
Tired of Hiding Your Legs? Let Your Vein Doctor Help by nuvelaesthetica Posted Mon 31 May 2010 1:10am Varicose veinsare the bluish, bulging swollen and twisted veins running beneath the skin surface and may appear anywhere on the body, although the most commonly affected are in the legs and feet says spider vein removal Los Angeles specialist. Varicose vein treatment Los Angelesexpert says that veins carry oxygen-poor blood from ... Read on »
Femoral versus Jugular, part two by Matt S. Posted Fri 20 Aug 2010 12:20pm I have always been told that the jugular veins are preferable over the femoral veins when inserting temporary dialysis catheters. Various reasons are put forward for this including increased risk of infection and poor function of femoral catheters due to factors such as recirculation and frequent clotting. A previous post by Nate discussed th ... Read on »
World's smallest Medtronic M ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 15 Dec 2013 5:47pm World's smallest Medtronic Micra pacemaker: Cardiac pacing game change?   15 dec 2013--Device maker Medtronic has accomplished a feat in device miniaturization, this time in the form of an implantable cardiac device the size of a large vitamin. Earlier this month, Minneapolis-based Medtronic said the first in-human implant of ... Read on »
My favorite muscle by Brad W. Medical Student Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:46pm Each day I receive a "Word a Day" e-mail from the Wordsmith . Last week I was delighted to get a message related to my favorite muscle. Here is an excerpt from the e-mail sartorial (sar-TOR-ee-uhl) adjective Related to a tailor or tailored clothes. [From Late Latin sartor, tailor.] Today's word has a cousin, sartorius, a long narrow m ... Read on »
My head feels like it's about to explode by Matt S. Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 10:13am In a previous post I discussed the relative rates of infection and graft failure of femoral and jugular dialysis catheters. As a follow-on I wanted to talk about another potential complication of catheters. Recently one of our patients had been having trouble with her AVF. She had it for 9 years and had multiple previous revisions and angiopla ... Read on »