popliteal artery

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Synonyms for popliteal artery

a continuation of the femoral artery that branches to supply the legs and feet

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The popliteal artery: At the popliteal fossa, the popliteal artery gave the medial sural artery that sent an arterial pedicle to the tibial nerve.
PAES is usually caused by a variant of the gastrocnemius muscle in which a medial head passes behind the popliteal artery in males younger than 30 years.
Structures at risk (Table 2) during the medial approach include the saphenous vein, popliteal artery, medial inferior genicular artery, and infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve.
Case 157: Bilateral adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery 1.
In the dissection, there was no pulse in the popliteal artery and it was observed to have collapsed.
Physical examination revealed a cold, marmorized right lower extremity with an absent pulse starting at the level of the right popliteal artery.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Innova vascular self-expanding stent system, a treatment option for patients with narrowing or blockages in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) or proximal popliteal artery (PPA).
Medical company Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) reported on Wednesday the receipt of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval for the Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System, an advanced treatment option for patients with narrowing or blockages in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) or proximal popliteal artery (PPA).
Evacuation was performed, and the popliteal artery was preserved.
The oblique popliteal ligament forms part of the floor of the popliteal fossa, and the popliteal artery rests upon it.
To the Editor: This is a brief clinical report on different endovascular procedures in the treatment of popliteal artery aneurysms (PAAs).
What doctors failed to realise was that Keith had, in fact, severed the popliteal artery, the main artery behind his knee.
5 cm fusiform infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurism and peripheral vascular disease with occlusion of left popliteal artery above the knee.
Results: Compared with the control group decreased blood flow to lower limb and lower limb angiopathy occurred more obviously in dorsal artery of foot than in popliteal artery.
5%) cases of severed popliteal artery before the fixation of fracture.