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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 6, Issue 1, Febraury 2013 pp 53-55

Research Article

A Study of Branching Pattern of Femoral Artery in Femoral Triangle in Cadavers

Kulkarni Saurabh P.1, Nikade Vrushali V.2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, INDIA.

2Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, T N Medical College,B Y L Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.


Femoral artery is an area of interest for interventionalists. This study of 60 femoral arteries reveals posterior origin of profunda femoris from femoral artery more frequently. Medial circumflex femoral artery found to be arising more proximally than lateral. This artery more commonly originates from femoral artery than its lateral counterpart. It is also found absent in 2 cases.