femoral pulse

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pulse of the femoral artery (felt in the groin)

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Their carotid and femoral pulse wave velocity (PWV) was measured by ECG-gated Doppler flow.
After removal of the vascular clamps, the three anastomoses were found to be widely open and the femoral pulses were felt to be equal on the two sides.
Pierce said that taking a pulse from the finger or on the arm is easier to record and nearly as accurate and also works better with obese patients, whose femoral pulse can be difficult to obtain reliably.
Also feel the pulses--the brachial pulse is easier to measure than the femoral pulse, but feel the pulses everywhere, Dr.
Absence or decrease of the femoral pulse is the best way to detect coarctation of the aorta.