LFCA

(redirected from Lateral femoral circumflex artery)
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LFCALarge Format Cinema Association
LFCALand Force Central Area (Canadian military)
LFCALiving Faith Christian Academy (Cherry Hill, NJ)
LFCALateral Femoral Circumflex Artery (cardiovascular medicine)
LFCALake Forest Community Association (Springfield, VA)
LFCALow Volume Fraction Colloidal Assemblies
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Therefore, if the anterior approach was used, it would destroy the left blood supply of femoral head because the ascending branch of lateral femoral circumflex artery and anterior capsular must be cut by this approach.11 While some scholars believe that the posterior approach is difficult to expose, reduce and fix the fractures in the anterior, medial and inferior parts of femoral head unless the incision became longer.12
Computed tomography angiography revealed active bleeding from the ascending and descending branches of lateral femoral circumflex artery. We suspected that the cause of the vessel laceration was the sharp tip of the guidewire used during surgery or the closed reduction performed during surgery.
Different from femoral neck fractures in elderly patients, because of strong external force with severe damaging of medial femoral circumflex artery and lateral femoral circumflex artery, young adults are more likely to develop to nonunion and ANFH.
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