"Femoral Nerve" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A nerve originating in the lumbar spinal cord (usually L2 to L4) and traveling through the lumbar plexus to provide motor innervation to extensors of the thigh and sensory innervation to parts of the thigh, lower leg, and foot, and to the hip and knee joints.
- Femoral Nerve
- Femoral Nerves
- Nerve, Femoral
- Nerves, Femoral
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Femoral Nerve" by people in Profiles.
Heffler MA, Brant JA, Singh A, Toney AG, Harel-Sterling M, Grandjean-Blanchet C, Riera A, Khalil PA, Starr-Seal RL, Binder ZW. Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia of the Femoral Nerve in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2023 Feb 01; 39(2):e30-e34.
Beaudoin FL, Haran JP, Liebmann O. A comparison of ultrasound-guided three-in-one femoral nerve block versus parenteral opioids alone for analgesia in emergency department patients with hip fractures: a randomized controlled trial. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Jun; 20(6):584-91.
van Everdingen KJ, Enochs WS, Bhide PG, Nossiff N, Papisov M, Bogdanov A, Brady TJ, Weissleder R. Determinants of in vivo MR imaging of slow axonal transport. Radiology. 1994 Nov; 193(2):485-91.
Cataltepe O, Ozcan OE, Onur R, Demirhan B, Ruacan S, Erbengi A. Arterial bridging for repair of peripheral nerve gap: a comparative study. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 1993; 121(3-4):181-6.