Essentials I. Ilioinguinal nerve • Exits the pelvis over the inguinal ligament to the superior-medial portion of the thigh. II. Femoral nerve • Exits the pelvis, passes in between the psoas and iliacus muscles, underneath the inguinal ligament, d
The inguinofemoral region is a relatively complex one that is significant for clinicians across various fields. Recognition of normal and pathologic variation within this region is important to many surgical disciplines, including general, vascular, plastic, oncologic, gynecologic, and urologic surgery.
Pelvic Girdle Femur Key Points: • The muscles of the pelvis form a bowl that provides structure and support for the pelvic organs. • Two muscles form the pelvic walls: Obturator internus and piriformis. Obturator internus: • Originates on the o
Arterial Line Placement: Background, Indications, Contraindications
Arterial line placement is a common procedure in various critical care settings. Intra-arterial blood pressure (BP) measurement is more accurate than measurement of BP by noninvasive means, especially in the critically ill.