dorsalis pedis artery

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dor·sa·lis pe·dis ar·ter·y

[TA]
continuation of anterior tibial artery distal to the ankle joint; branches, lateral tarsal, arcuate, first dorsal metatarsal; anastomoses, with the lateral plantar via the deep plantar artery.

dor·sa·lis pe·dis ar·te·ry

(dor-sā'lis ped'is ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Continuation of anterior tibial artery after crossing ankle; branches, lateral tarsal, arcuate, dorsal metatarsal; anastomosis, lateral plantar, forms the plantar arch.
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Arterial and central venous pressures were monitored via catheters inserted in the left dorsalis pedis artery and femoral vein, respectively.
Occluded anterior tibial artery was passed using the vertebral catheter and a 0.018-inch guide-wire and true lumen at dorsalis pedis artery was reached.
Doppler ultrasound of legs showed reduced blood flow in left posterior tibial and dorsalis pedis arteries with reduced peak systolic velocities.
In one case study, blood velocity was observed to be significantly increased in the posterior tibial and dorsalis pedis arteries after Ponseti casting.
Variations in origin and course of the dorsalis pedis artery: A case study.
Follow-up three weeks later showed palpable dorsalis pedis and posterior tibial pulses bilaterally, and a follow-up Duplex ultrasound of the right lower extremity revealed a patent bypass graft.
The arterial foot arch is formed when the lateral plantar artery runs across the bases of the metatarsal bones and anastomosis with the dorsalis pedis artery through the deep plantar artery.
Halpern, "Pseudoaneurysm of the dorsalis pedis artery," Injury, vol.
On physical examination, the left leg was cold compared with the right leg, and there was no pulse over the left popliteal and dorsalis pedis arteries.
No blood flow was seen in both dorsalis pedis arteries, and widespread calcifications were observed in radial, tibial and ulnar arteries.
He was advised arterial Doppler of both his lower limbs, as both his lower limb dorsalis pedis pulses were weak.