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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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Studies shows that autograft from femoral canal has more level of growth factors than that of iliac crest.
There have been some studies about race variances in human proximal femoral canal (Rawal et al.
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).
More cost effective than purchasing individual instruments, this all-in-one tray system includes a disposable inserter rod, two restrictors, femoral canal brush, two sculpts and a femoral canal suction absorber.
THE femoral canal through which a femoral hernia passes is the channel containing the blood vessels and nerve supply for the leg, and it's a potential weak spot.
Cement gun cartridges, with their ability to deliver cement deep into the femoral canal, are gaining favor among surgeons for use in hip arthroplasty.
However, the indications and selection criteria of cementless stems based on the morphology of the femoral canal have not been established.
The removal of the intramedullary nail and screws was performed through the previous surgical access and the recipient site was prepared by debriding the bone, excising all scarred tissues and reaming of the femoral canal.
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
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.