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inguinal_ligament

The inguinal ligament (Poupart's Ligament) is a band running from the pubic tubercle to the anterior superior iliac spine. Its anatomy is very important for puncture of the femoral artery.

Below the inguinal ligament avoid bleeding at a non-compressible location which can lead to retroperitoneal hematoma.

inguinal_ligament.txt · Last modified: 2014/02/15 14:06 (external edit)