Practice Tips with Dr. Lichaa: The Importance of Identifying the Inguinal Ligament by Ultrasound

By Hady Lichaa, MD - Last Updated: August 18, 2022

In this edition of Dr. Hady Lichaa’s Practice Tips series, Dr. Lichaa speaks on the importance of the identification of the inguinal ligament in ultrasound guided common femoral artery access, in order to avoid a high stick into the external iliac artery when fluoroscopy is not available at the bedside.

Hady Lichaa, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM, RPVI, is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, and an interventional cardiologist specializing in complex coronary interventions. Dr. Lichaa is a content partner for DocWire News and contributes interventional content several times per month to DocWire News.

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