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*  Vascular bypass
... might be used if the femoral artery is occluded. A fem-pop bypass may refer to the above- or below-knee popliteal artery. Other ... "ax-bifem" - axillary artery to both femoral artery bypass. Either axillary artery can be used as the origin of the bypass. Used ... Used when there is no inflow to one femoral artery (i.e., the iliac artery on the receiving side is diseased) but there is ... Common bypass sites include the heart (coronary artery bypass surgery) to treat coronary artery disease, and the legs, to treat ...
*  Acute limb ischaemia
In rare instances, arterial aneurysm of the popliteal artery has been found to create a thrombosis or embolism resulting in ... A Doppler evaluation is used to show the extent and severity of the ischaemia by showing flow in smaller arteries. Other ... When a limb is ischemic in the non-acute (chronic) setting, the condition is alternatively called peripheral artery disease or ...
*  Popliteal artery
... entrapment syndrome Popliteal artery The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Muscles of thigh ... The branches of the popliteal artery are: anterior tibial artery posterior tibial artery sural artery medial superior genicular ... Popliteal pulse: Because the popliteal artery is deep, it may be difficult to feel the popliteal pulse. Palpation of this pulse ... Popliteal aneurysm and hemorrhage: A popliteal aneurysm (abnormal dilation of all or part of the popliteal artery) usually ...
*  Baker's cyst
Diagnosis is confirmed by ultrasonography, although if needed and there is no suspicion of a popliteal artery aneurysm then ... popliteal cyst) is located behind the knee and is a swelling of the popliteal bursa. In this image, the Baker's cyst is the ... A Baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a benign swelling of the semimembranosus or more rarely some other synovial ... The synovial sac of the knee joint can, under certain circumstances, produce a posterior bulge, into the popliteal space, the ...
*  Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
"Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome". Am J Surg. 109 (5): 620-4. doi:10.1016/S0002-9610(65)80016-2. PMID 14281885. "Popliteal ... according to the various relationships between the popliteal artery and the muscles of the popliteal space. Rich and Hughes ... The popliteal artery may be compressed behind the knee, due to congenital deformity of the muscles or tendon insertions of the ... The popliteal artery entrapment syndrome is a rather uncommon pathology, which results in claudication and chronic leg ischemia ...
*  Popliteal aneurysm
A popliteal aneurysm is a bulging (aneurysm) of the popliteal artery. People with popliteal aneurysms rarely have symptoms, and ... "Popliteal Artery Aneurysm". Vasculardoc.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014. Joshi, D; James, RL; Jones, L (Aug 31, 2014). " ... "Endovascular versus open repair of asymptomatic popliteal artery aneurysm". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 8: ...
*  Adductor hiatus
Those vessels become the popliteal vessels (popliteal artery and popliteal vein) immediately after they leave the hiatus, where ... relationship between the adductor hiatus and the popliteal artery can also contribute to a condition called popliteal artery ... Popliteal artery can also be damaged by the fracture of distal femur. Abnormality in the ... Schema of the arteries arising from the external iliac and femoral arteries. Adductor hiatus is seen as hole in the adductor ...
*  Tibial-fibular trunk
... distal to the origin of the anterior tibial artery off the popliteal artery, and proximal to the branch point of the posterior ... Day C, Orme R (2006). "Popliteal artery branching patterns -- an angiographic study". Clin Radiol. 61 (8): 696-9. doi:10.1016/j ... Tibial-fibular trunk (or tibial-peroneal trunk) is a segment of artery below the knee, ... tibial artery and the fibular artery. "GE Healthcare-Brochure -Arterial Duplex Imaging: Lower Extremity". Retrieved 2008-01-08 ...
*  Posterior branch of obturator nerve
... and enters the popliteal fossa; it then descends upon the popliteal artery, as far as the back part of the knee-joint, where it ... It gives filaments to the popliteal artery. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's ... or passes through the opening which transmits the femoral artery, ... perforates the oblique popliteal ligament, and is distributed to the synovial membrane. ...
*  Aneurysm
The legs, including the popliteal arteries.[citation needed] The kidney, including renal artery aneurysm and intraparechymal ... It consists of passing a catheter into the femoral artery in the groin, through the aorta, into the brain arteries, and finally ... Once the dye is injected into a vein, it travels to the cerebral arteries, and images are created using a CT scan. These images ... A person with a mycotic aneurysm has a bacterial infection in the wall of an artery, resulting in the formation of an aneurysm ...
*  Stent
"Efficacious Use of Nitinol Stents in the Femoral and Popliteal Arteries". Journal of Vascular Surgery. 38 (6): 1178-1183. doi: ... particularly when a disease such as atherosclerosis has pathologically narrowed a structure such as an artery. A stent should ...
*  Popliteal lymph nodes
Another is between the popliteal artery and the posterior surface of the knee-joint. It receives afferents from the knee-joint ... The popliteal lymph nodes, small in size and some six or seven in number, are embedded in the fat contained in the popliteal ... together with those that accompany the genicular arteries. The others lie at the sides of the popliteal vessels, and receive, ... The efferents of the popliteal lymph nodes pass almost entirely alongside the femoral vessels to the deep inguinal lymph nodes ...
*  Posterior compartment of thigh
The femoral artery itself crosses the adductor hiatus to enter the posterior compartment at the level of the popliteal fossa, ... This crossing marks the point in which the vessel changes its name to popliteal artery. As with any other fascial compartment, ... giving the cited terminal branches close to the superior angle of the popliteal fossa. The arteries that supply the posterior ... The depression at the back of the knee, or kneepit is the popliteal fossa, colloquially called the ham. The tendons of the ...
*  Gastrocnemius muscle
Anatomical abnormalities involving the medial head of gastrocnemius muscle result in popliteal artery entrapment syndrome. In a ... Nerves, arteries and veins surrounding the gastrocnemius and soleus. Muscle layer under the gastrocnemius Cross section of the ...
*  Heart rate
... posterior tibial artery). Middle of dorsum of the foot (dorsalis pedis). Behind the knee (popliteal artery). Over the abdomen ( ... The neck (carotid artery). The inside of the elbow, or under the biceps muscle (brachial artery). The groin (femoral artery). ... The radial artery is the easiest to use to check the heart rate. However, in emergency situations the most reliable arteries to ... The temple (superficial temporal artery). The lateral edge of the mandible (facial artery). The side of the head near the ear ( ...
*  Claude E. Welch
An opportunity presented itself when a man was brought in with a dislocated knee and damaged popliteal artery. Welch performed ... In the early 1940s, the only acceptable way to treat a severed artery was ligation. The hope was that this would prevent ... an artery graft and the leg immediately regained life. As a surgeon, not only did Welch perform remarkable surgeries, but he ... the development of a safe method of performing a catheter duodenostomy and performing the first replacement of an artery with a ...
*  Turning point of the American Civil War
He was a victim of friendly fire, receiving a hit in the knee which severed his popliteal artery. Johnston died within an hour ...
*  Anthony H. Gair
Orthopedic Malpractice: Failure to Diagnose Injury to Popliteal Artery, Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy, Vol. XVIII, No. 9, ...
*  Lincoln sign
... is the medical sign consisting of excessive popliteal artery pulsation due to hemodynamic effects of aortic ...
*  Tibial plateau fracture
There is high risk of damage to the popliteal artery and peroneal nerve and therefore carry a worse prognosis. May include ... Due to the tibial plateau's proximity to important vascular (i.e. arteries, veins) and neurological (i.e. nerves such as ... Complication may include injury to the artery or nerve, arthritis, and compartment syndrome. The cause is typically trauma such ...
*  Lateral superior genicular artery
The lateral superior genicular artery is a branch of the popliteal artery that supplies a portion of the knee joint. It passes ... Schema of the arteries arising from the external iliac and femoral arteries. Patellar anastomosis This article incorporates ... and anastomoses with the descending branch of the lateral femoral circumflex and the lateral inferior genicular arteries; the ... forms an anastomotic arch across the front of the bone with the highest genicular and the medial inferior genicular arteries. ...
*  Oblique popliteal ligament
The oblique popliteal ligament forms part of the floor of the popliteal fossa, and the popliteal artery rests upon it. It is ... The oblique popliteal ligament (posterior ligament) is a broad, flat, fibrous band, formed of fasciculi separated from one ... This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) Oblique_popliteal_ligament ...
*  Albert Sidney Johnston
The bullet had in fact clipped a part of his popliteal artery and his boot was filling up with blood. There were no medical ...
*  Fibular artery
Day C, Orme R (2006). "Popliteal artery branching patterns -- an angiographic study". Clin Radiol. 61 (8): 696-9. doi:10.1016/j ... So the artery that runs near the smaller leg bone had two names: the peroneal artery and the fibular artery. The term fibula ... The fibular artery arises from the bifurcation of tibial-fibular trunk into the fibular and posterior tibial arteries in the ... In anatomy, the fibular artery (also known as the peroneal artery) supplies blood to the lateral compartment of the leg. It ...
*  Popliteal vein
Veins that correspond to branches given off by the popliteal artery (see popliteal artery). Small saphenous vein, which ... As it ascends through the fossa, it crosses behind the popliteal artery so that it comes to lie on its lateral side. It passes ... Popliteal vein is labeled at top. The popliteal vein. Moore K.L. and Dalley A.F. (2006), Clinically Oriented Anatomy, 5th ... The popliteal vein is formed by the junction of the venae comitantes of the anterior and posterior tibial vein at the lower ...
*  Atherectomy
Other common places are the brachial artery, radial artery, popliteal artery, dorsalis pedis, and others. There are four types ... Atherectomy is used to treat narrowing in arteries caused by peripheral artery disease. Unlike angioplasty and stents, which ... It is an alternative to angioplasty for the treatment of peripheral artery disease, but the studies that exist are not adequate ... While atherectomy is usually employed to treat arteries it can be used in veins and vascular bypass grafts as well. Atherectomy ...
*  Knee
Posterior compartment Medial compartment: The femoral artery and the popliteal artery help form the arterial network or plexus ... There are six main branches: two superior genicular arteries, two inferior genicular arteries, the descending genicular artery ... The oblique popliteal ligament is a radiation of the tendon of the semimembranosus on the medial side, from where it is direct ... The arcuate popliteal ligament originates on the apex of the head of the fibula to stretch proximally, crosses the tendon of ...