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How deep does the femoral artery lie?

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Dr. Robert Vorhies
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Depends

Depends on how obese the patient is.
In a patient with a normal weight for their height (bmi), the femoral artery usually lies about 2-3 cm beneath the skin.

In brief: Depends

Depends on how obese the patient is.
In a patient with a normal weight for their height (bmi), the femoral artery usually lies about 2-3 cm beneath the skin.
Dr. Robert Vorhies
Dr. Robert Vorhies
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