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Structure of medial circumflex femoral artery

Known as: Medial circumflex femoral artery, Arteria circumflexa femoris medialis, A. circumflexa femoris medialis 
An artery arising from the profunda femoris artery with ascending and descending branches that supply the thigh muscles and hip joint.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Capsular and pericapsular vessels are believed to contribute to acetabular and femoral head perfusion, but, to our… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE The aim of treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis is an anatomically aligned epiphysis with normal blood supply… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We used laser Doppler flowmetry (LDF) with a high energy (20 mW) laser to measure perfusion of the femoral head intraoperatively… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The primary source for the blood supply of the head of the femur is the deep branch of the medial femoral circumflex artery (MFCA… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
: An adolescent developed avascular necrosis of the femoral head after intramedullary nailing for a femoral diaphyseal fracture… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
To investigate the role of blood supply in the pathogenesis of idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head, superselective… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The gross blood supply and internal vascular organization of the sciatic nerve in the rat (and other mammals including man) have… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Vascular accidents occurring in the course of hip surgery may reach potentially catastrophic dimensions by posing an immediate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
  • J. Ogden
  • The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
  • 1974
  • Corpus ID: 36619110
Thirty-six hip joints from cadavera ranging in age from seven fetal months to three years were studied. During the first year of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1950
Highly Cited
1950
The blood supply to the acetabulum, to the trochanters, and to the neck of the femur is abundant and is derived from several… Expand
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