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aNerve had divided into three or more branches and measurement was made to the closest branch. bMeasurement made at superficial branch of sartorius, rectus femoris, and capsule.

cSmall terminal branch of ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery identified in three specimens. Source: From Byrd et al.,13 with permission of Arthroscopy.

aNerve had divided into three or more branches and measurement was made to the closest branch. bMeasurement made at superficial branch of sartorius, rectus femoris, and capsule.

cSmall terminal branch of ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery identified in three specimens. Source: From Byrd et al.,13 with permission of Arthroscopy.

FIGURE 7.3. Anterior portal pathway/relationship to lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, femoral nerve, and lateral circumflex femoral artery. (Courtesy of Smith & Nephew Endoscopy, Andover, MA.)

FIGURE 7.4. The relationship of the anterior portal to the multiple branches of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve is shown. Multiple branches at the level of the portal are characteristic, and the branches always extend lateral to the portal. (Reprinted with permission from Byrd et al.13)
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