popliteal artery


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popliteal artery

[päp′lid·ē·əl ′ärd·ə·rē]
(neuroscience)
A continuation of the femoral artery in the posterior portion of the thigh above the popliteal space and below the buttock.
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Acute treatment of penetrating popliteal artery trauma: the importance of soft tissue injury.
Ninomiya (5) et al has shown that use of posterior retractors during TKA make popliteal artery more prone to injury.
Physical examination showed improved popliteal artery and dorsalis pedis artery pulses, and resolved paleness, coldness, and discoloration, and the patient was discharged on the third day of hospitalization.
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome can be difficult to diagnose as the syndrome is relatively rare and the signs and symptoms are very similar to other clinical entities seen in a young, athletic population.
This is in contrast to ACD in the popliteal artery, where claudication is the most common clinical presentation.
The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate the procedure in terms of technical success in obtaining the ability to puncture the occluded artery, pass the wire across the popliteal artery with a retrograde approach, pass the wire across the pedal arteries with an antegrade approach and obtain blood flow to the pedal arteries.
Injured vessel and Shunt used (N=13) Injured vessel Frequency (%) Shunt used BRA 5 (38.5) Plastic/arterial shunt 8Fr tubing 4 (30.7) 1 (7.7) AxA 1 (7.7) IV tubing SUB 1 (7.7) Suction tubing SFA 4 (30.7) IV tubing Suction tubing 2 (15.4) 2 (15.4) POA 1 (7.7) Cardiac catheter COM 1 (7.7) IV tubing Injured vessel Frequency (%) BRA 8Fr tubing 1 (7.7) AxA 1 (7.7) SUB 1 (7.7) SFA Suction tubing 2 (15.4) POA 1 (7.7) COM 1 (7.7) BRA: brachial artery; AxA: axillary artery; SUB: subclavian artery; SFA: superficial femoral artery; POA: popliteal artery; COM: common femoral artery
[9,10] Herein, we report a female case who had a history of long-term substance abuse in whom foot drop developed with a popliteal artery aneurysm.
The defect in the popliteal region was a large one of 24x16 cm (oval aspect), without intersecting the major anatomical structures present in this region (popliteal artery and vein, tibial nerve, common peroneal nerve).
The angiography revealed posterior tibial artery occlusion in 27 patients, anterior tibial artery occlusion in 25, peroneal artery occlusion in 18, and popliteal artery occlusion in 9 patients.
Single stenosis or occlusion 15 cm not involving the infrageniculate popliteal artery
THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Addition of an interspace between the popliteal artery and capsule of the posterior knee (IPACK) block and adductor canal block (ACB) to periarticular injection (PAI) is associated with less pain after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a study presented at the 2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, held from April 19 to 21 in New York City.