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Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery
Femoral popliteal bypass surgery is used to treat blocked femoral artery. The femoral artery is the largest artery in the thigh. It supplies oxygen-rich blood to the leg. Blockage is due to plaque buildup or atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis in the leg arteries causes peripheral vascular disease. The same process causes heart disease and stroke.
Fluoroscopy Procedure
Fluoroscopy is a study of moving body structures. It’s much like an X-ray "movie" and is often done while a contrast dye moves through the part of the body being examined. Fluoroscopy, as an imaging tool, allows doctors to look at many body systems, including the skeletal, digestive, urinary, respiratory, and reproductive systems.
Fetal Heart Monitoring
Fetal heart rate monitoring measures the fetus’ heart rate and rhythm. This lets your healthcare provider see how your fetus is doing.
Fetal Ultrasound
Fetal ultrasound is a test used during pregnancy. It creates an image of the baby in the mother's womb (uterus). It’s a noninvasive way to check the health of an unborn baby. During a fetal ultrasound, the baby’s heart, head, and spine are measured. The test may be done either through the mother's abdomen (transabdominal) or vagina (transvaginal).
Factor I
This test measures the amount of a protein called factor I, or fibrinogen, in your blood. It helps find out if you have a bleeding or clotting disorder.
Factor II
This test measures how much of the protein prothrombin, or factor II, is in your blood. It can help diagnose bleeding and clotting disorders.
Factor IX (Antihemophilic Factor B)
The factor IX test is part of a larger screening to find out which type of hemophilia you have.
Factor V
This test looks for a deficiency in a protein called factor V. This protein is one of your body's "clotting factors." When you have too little factor V, you may have bleeding problems.
Factor VIII (Antihemophilic Factor A)
This test helps find out whether you have hemophilia A or another clotting disorder.
Factor X
This test checks for a deficiency in a protein in the blood known as Factor X. This protein helps with clotting.

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