Anatomic study of femoral vein occlusion during simulated hip arthroplasty

@article{Heller1997AnatomicSO,
  title={Anatomic study of femoral vein occlusion during simulated hip arthroplasty},
  author={K. D. Heller and Andreas Prescher and Karl W Zilkens and R. Forst},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
  year={1997},
  volume={19},
  pages={133-137}
}
An anatomic study was undertaken to establish whether positioning of the leg and surgical approaches for total hip replacement (THR) cause changes in the femoral v. which may contribute to the development of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The patency of 32 femoral vv. of 18 cadavers was inspected at different levels during simulated THR. Before and after… CONTINUE READING