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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The nerve received different arterial pedicles from the popliteal artery in the popliteal fossa, and from the fibular and posterior tibial arteries at the back of the leg.
The tibial nerve is susceptible as it descends into the popliteal fossa medial to the popliteal artery and then traverses it to exit the fossa lateral to the artery between the heads of the gastrocnemius muscle.
Caption: Figure 3: Thromboembolism leading to occlusion of the right popliteal artery.
2) Cystic adventitial disease is located within the popliteal artery 85-90% of the time, and is usually unilateral.
A multicentric experience with open surgical repair and endovascular exclusion of popliteal artery aneurysms.
The blood vessel diameters were significantly reduced and the blood flow volume was decreased and the blood flow rate was increased and the blood flow spectrums were broadened in various degrees in the diabetes group compared with those in the control group especially for that of the dorsal artery of foot following by the popliteal artery.
Blunt popliteal artery injury with complete lower limb ischemia: is routine use of temporary intraluminal arterial shunt justified?
A retrospective study compared the use of TIVSs prior to orthopaedic fixation and then definitive vascular repair in 7 patients with blunt popliteal artery injuries with 10 historical controls.
One women developed hematuria and required a transfusion following her clot removal, and another patient developed a popliteal artery pseudo-aneurysm.
The superficial femoral artery provides blood flow to the leg, extending behind the knee where it becomes the popliteal artery.
Pulsation of all peripheral pulses--femoral artery, popliteal artery, anterior tibial artery, posterior tibial artery as well as dorsalis pedis artery was palpable.