popliteal vein


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popliteal vein

[päp′lid·ē·əl ′vān]
(anatomy)
A vein passing through the popliteal space, formed by merging of the tibial veins and continuing to become the femoral vein.
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Before she could undergo the original and planned bone marrow biopsy, our patient developed venous thrombosis in the left popliteal vein.
An ultrasound study was considered normal if the vein was completely compressed, and abnormal if the vein was incompressible or an occlusive clot was detected in target areas, including common femoral vein at the level of inguinal crease, superficial femoral vein superior to the adductor canal and popliteal vein in popliteal fossa.
We present a case of an asymptomatic popliteal vein aneurysm detected on routine investigation of varicose veins.
In CDT of a lower extremity, the catheter usually is inserted into the popliteal vein, threaded through the vein's lumen and placed directly into the clot.
Proximal vein thrombosis included thrombi involving the popliteal vein or above.
The blood vessels ultrasound and nuclear medicine ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) scan revealed thromboses in the left popliteal vein and pulmonary arteries.
The myotendinous portion of the upper head crossed the popliteal artery from the lateral to medial side superficial to the artery and deep to the popliteal vein and tibial nerve.
The AngioJet catheter is usually introduced via the popliteal vein using ultrasound guidance in the prone position.
In the proximal portion of the fossa, the sciatic nerve is flanked on its medial aspect by the popliteal vein, and anteriorly by the popliteal artery.
They had a venous thromboembolism risk assessment using a standardized tool, and an abbreviated ultrasound examination that looked at the common femoral vein, the saphenofemoral junction, and the popliteal vein above the knee.
In approximately 50% to 70% of cases, the SSV terminates into the popliteal vein roughly 2 cm above the popliteal crease.