posterior tibial artery

(redirected from Tibialis posterior artery)

pos·te·ri·or tib·i·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
the larger and more directly continuous of the two terminal branches of the popliteal; branches, fibular (peroneal), nutrient of fibula, lateral and medial posterior malleolar, tibial nutrient artery, medial and lateral plantar.
Synonym(s): arteria tibialis posterior [TA]

posterior tibial artery

one of the divisions of the popliteal artery, supplying various muscles of the lower leg, foot, and toes. Compare anterior tibial artery.

pos·te·ri·or tib·i·al ar·te·ry

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr tib'ē-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
The larger and more directly continuous of the two terminal branches of the popliteal; branches, fibular (peroneal), nutrient of fibula, lateral and medial posterior malleolar, tibial nutrient artery, and medial and lateral plantar.

posterior tibial artery

; tibialis posterior artery one of three terminal branches of popliteal artery supplying deep muscles of back of lower leg; it descends with the tibial nerve, passing behind and below the medial malleolus; within the foot it divides to form medial and lateral plantar arteries
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Arterial Doppler ultrasonography at tibialis posterior artery was performed to establish the diagnosis of occlusive arterial disease, and the degree of obstruction was recorded.
Normally the flow in the distal tibialis posterior artery and dorsalis pedis artery is high-resistance triphasic flow (Fig.