Updated January 2022
The numbing of pain due to the administration of gases or drugs before surgery.
A blood vessel that takes blood away from the heart to circulate through the body.
A flexible tube that is inserted into the body to deliver medicine or medical devices, or to drain fluids.
Treating the patient through small incisions to reduce wound healing time, pain, and risk of infection.
A combination of nickel and titanium.
Away from the center of the body.
A substance made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in the blood.
The SFA is the main artery of the thigh that supplies blood to the lower limb.