popliteal artery


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pop·lit·e·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
continuation of femoral artery in the popliteal space, bifurcating (at the lower border of the popliteus muscle as it passes deep to the arcus tendineus of the soleus muscle) into the anterior and posterior tibial arteries; branches, lateral and medial superior genicular, middle genicular, lateral and medial inferior genicular, and sural arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria poplitea [TA]

popliteal artery

Etymology: L, poples, ham of the knee; Gk, arteria, airpipe
a continuation of the femoral artery, extending from the opening in the abductor magnus, passing through the popliteal fossa at the knee, dividing into 10 branches, and supplying various muscles of the thigh, leg, and foot. Its branches are the anterior tibial, posterior tibial, patellar rete, genicular articular, sural, medial superior genicular, lateral superior genicular, middle genicular, medial inferior genicular, and lateral inferior genicular.

pop·lit·e·al ar·te·ry

(pop-lit'ē-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Continuation of the femoral artery in the popliteal space, bifurcating (at the lower border of the popliteus muscle as it passes deep to the arcus tendineus of the soleus muscle) into the anterior and posterior tibial arteries; branches, lateral and medial superior genicular, middle genicular, lateral and medial inferior genicular, and sural arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria poplitea [TA] .

popliteal artery

continuation of femoral artery, deep within popliteal fossa; divides at inferior fossa to form anterior and posterior tibial arteries
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Typically a multilobulated cystic structure arising from the popliteal artery causing arterial stenosis is seen.
Case 157: bilateral adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery.
Doppler ultrasonography showed a reduction of arterial flow with forced plantar flexion with collapse of the popliteal artery and vein.
of patients Percentage (%) beedis smoked <10 yrs 6 20% 10-20 yrs 12 40% 20-30 yrs 11 37% >30 yrs 1 3% Table 6: Peripheral arterial Pulses Arterial Pulsation Absent Weak Normal Dorsalis Pedis Artery 30 Anterior Tibial Artery 30 Posterior Tibial Artery 28 2 Popliteal Artery 20 8 2 Femoral Artery 3 27 Table 7: Extent of the disease No.
The popliteal artery lies on the fascia covering the popliteus.
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To avoid involvement of the below-the-knee popliteal artery, the distal end of the stent should be placed above the plane of the femoral epicondyles * This product is intended for use by physicians trained and experienced in diagnostic and interventional vascular techniques.
The contract is for the sale, supply, disposable equipment for endovascular procedures in terms of the following tasks Problem # 1 stent-valve dedicated to the popliteal artery - 40 pcs.
Specifically, the FDA has approved the Supera peripheral stent system for treating blockages in the superficial femoral artery and the proximal popliteal artery.
Digital subtraction angiography of both limbs demonstrated a large amount of thrombus in the distal right popliteal artery extending into the tibioperoneal trunk.
Long lesions were studied, with the mean lesion length of their superficial femoral artery (SFA) and popliteal artery disease of 18.
Further exploration to locate the source of the bleeding revealed injury to the anterior tibial artery, which was taking off quite higher off from the popliteal artery (Figure 1).