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CANAL. A trench dug for leading water in a particular direction, and confining it.
     2. Public canals are generally protected by the law which authorizes their being made. Various points have arisen under numerous laws authorizing the construction of canals, which have been decided in cases reported in 1 Yeates, 430; 1 Binn. 70; 1 Pennsyl. 462; 2 Pennsyl. 517; 7 Mass. 169; 1 Sumu. 46; 20 Johns. 103, 735; 2 Johns. 283; 7 John. Ch. 315; 1 Wend. 474; 5 Wend. 166; 8 Wend. 469; 4 Wend. 667; 6 Cowen, 698; 7 Cowen, 526 4 Hamm. 253; 5 Hamm. 141, 391; 6 Hamm. 126; 1 N. H. Rep. 339; See River.

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After prosthesis design completed (Fig4), the simulation of prosthesis in the femoral canal begins and important parameters such as anteversion and CCD are extracted (Fig5).
If the hernia is difficult to see, it can be felt by putting the fingers over the femoral canal at the top of the front of the thigh.
Cement gun cartridges, with their ability to deliver cement deep into the femoral canal, are gaining favor among surgeons for use in hip arthroplasty.
Procurement Lot 1: Total Primary Endoprosthesis Cement & Non-Self-Centering Sold in Femoral Canal with Two Doses of Antibiotic-Free Cement Lot 2: Total Primary Cementless Prosthesis Sold - Porous Titanium Lot 3: Total Primary Cementless Prosthesis Sold - Porous Titanium, Ceramic Head, Crosslink Lot4: Couple Uncemented Total Hip Ceramic Ceramic Lot5: Total Primary Cemented Prosthesis Knee Tibial Component Fixed Three Radii of Curvature with A Dose of Antibiotic-Free Cement
Unlike many of the other revision systems, the REDAPT System's unique and efficient surgical technique allows a surgeon to prepare the femoral canal and complete full hip range of motion tests completely off its instrumentation.
McEvedy's (6) approach through the rectus sheath (1950) with a vertical para-rectus skin incision avoids this disadvantage and offers good exposure of the femoral canal and abdominal contents.
The femoral canal is the potential space medial to the femoral vein, which contains connective tissue and a small amount of fat tissue, through which femoral hernias pass.