Inferior vena cava
Common iliac artery
Common iliac vein
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1. Identify the artery near the start of the video. Is it the femoral artery, the external iliac artery or the common iliac artery?.
2. Identify the vein near the start of the video. Is the femoral vein, the external iliac vein or the common iliac vein?
3. Order from medial to lateral: femoral artery, femoral vein, femoral nerve
4. Does the common iliac vein cross over (anterior) or behind (posterior) to the common iliac artery?
5. Identify the psoas muscle. (Jump to interactive video and point to it.)
6. What are the attachments of the psoas muscle?
7. Identify the ureter. What are the proximal and distal connections of the ureter?
8. You are health provider undertaking a “femoral stick” to draw blood. Are you above or below (superior or inferior) the region in the video?
9. Can a deep venous thrombosis form in the iliac veins? What kind of symptoms might occur compared to a DVT in the popliteal vein?
10. What diagnoses can mimic a pelvic DVT?
11. You are surgeon. How would you place an inferior vena cava filter in the setting of a pelvic DVT?
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