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Worked in St George's hospital in London.
Reputed to have ligated a popliteal artery aneurysm in a coachman.
Reputed to have inoculated himself with gonorrhea and syphilis via a scalpel
- Hunter's canal
- Another name for the sub sartorial canal
through which the superficial femoral artery travels from the femoral
triangle to the popliteal fossa. The artery leaves the sub sartorial
canal to enter the popliteal fossa by piercing the adductor magnus
through the adductor hiatus.
Adrian P. Ireland