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*  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. ...
*  Pulse
... carotid artery), wrist (radial artery), at the groin (femoral artery), behind the knee (popliteal artery), near the ankle joint ... and the physician holds it in both hands to find the popliteal artery in the pit behind the knee (Popliteal artery). Dorsalis ... femoral artery). Popliteal pulse: Above the knee in the popliteal fossa, found by holding the bent knee. The patient bends the ... A normal artery is not palpable after flattening by digital pressure. A thick radial artery which is palpable 7.5-10 cm up the ...
*  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 ...
*  Femoral vein
The femoral artery. The spermatic cord in the inguinal canal. Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein ... It begins at the adductor canal (also known as Hunter's canal) and is a continuation of the popliteal vein. It ends at the ... Gray's s157 - "The Arteries of the Lower Extremity" Anatomy figure: 12:05-01 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical ... Several large veins drain into the femoral vein: popliteal vein deep vein of the thigh great saphenous vein Occlusion of the ...
*  Adductor magnus muscle
... femoral artery and vein, profunda artery and vein, with their branches, and with the posterior branches of the obturator artery ... The lowest (often referred to as the adductor hiatus) is large, and transmits the femoral vessels to the popliteal fossa. The ... The arteries of the gluteal and posterior femoral regions. Adductor magnus muscle Adductor magnus muscle Adductor magnus muscle ... These two muscles are frequently separated by a branch of the superior perforating branch of the profunda femoris artery. In ...
*  Anterior tibial vein
Like most deep veins in legs, anterior tibial veins are accompanied by the homonym artery, the anterior tibial artery, along ... They originates and receive blood from the dorsal pedis veins, on the back of the foot and empties into the popliteal vein. The ... in the interosseous membrane between the tibia and fibula and unite with the posterior tibial veins to form the popliteal vein ...
*  Great saphenous vein
Gray's s157 - "The arteries of the lower extremity" - Gray's Anatomy. Gray's s173 - "The veins of the lower extremity, abdomen ... Twine, Christopher P.; McLain, Alexander D. (2010-05-12). "Graft type for femoro-popliteal bypass surgery". The Cochrane ... Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) Varicose veins Saphena varix Superficial veins oflower limbSuperficial dissection. ... The vein is often removed by cardiac surgeons and used for autotransplantation in coronary artery bypass operations, when ...
*  Posterior tibial vein
Like most deep veins, posterior tibial veins are accompanied by an homonym artery, the posterior tibial artery, along its ... and lateral plantar veins and drain the posterior compartment of the leg and the plantar surface of the foot to the popliteal ...
*  Small saphenous vein
Instead of draining in the popliteal vein it can merge with the Giacomini vein and drain in the GSV at the superior 1/3 of the ... http://www.veinsurg.com/fr/biblio/echodoppler/echodoppler_15.php Gray's s157 - "The Arteries of the Lower Extremity" Small ... This vein presents a number of different draining points: Usually it drains into the popliteal vein, at or above the level of ... Sometimes it doesn't make contact with the popliteal vein but goes up to drain in the GSV at a variable level. ...
*  Thigh
The arterial supply is by the femoral artery and the obturator artery. The lymphatic drainage closely follows the arterial ... The deep venous system of the thigh consists of the femoral vein, the proximal part of the popliteal vein, and various smaller ...
*  Common peroneal nerve
The common peroneal nerve (common fibular nerve; external popliteal nerve; lateral popliteal nerve) is a nerve in the lower leg ... There are three articular branches: Two of these accompany the superior and inferior lateral genicular arteries to the knee; ... It descends obliquely along the lateral side of the popliteal fossa to the head of the fibula, close to the medial margin of ... The motor branches: As the common peroneal nerve exits the popliteal fossa, it courses around the lateral aspect of the leg ...
*  Local anesthetic nerve block
The popliteal block is done for ankle, achilles tendon, and foot surgery. It is done above the knee on the posterior leg where ... A block at the neck in the cervical region is useful for thyroid gland and carotid artery surgery. At the chest and abdomen in ... The saphenous nerve block is often done in combination with the popliteal block for surgeries below the knee. The saphenous ... This block is useful because it has less risk than the interscalene (spinal cord or vertebral artery puncture) or ...
*  Ultrasonography of chronic venous insufficiency of the legs
The small saphenous vein (SSV), runs along the posterior aspect of the leg as far as the popliteal region, in the upper calf. ... the GSV and the superficial femoral artery. When the ASV is incompetent, its flow becomes retrograde and tries to drain in the ... Here it enters the popliteal space which is located between the two heads of the gastrocnemius muscle where it usually drains ... This maneuver is very useful for studying deep vein flow and detecting valvular incompetence, mainly at the popliteal vein ...
*  Tibial nerve
The tibial nerve passes through the popliteal fossa to pass below the arch of soleus. In the popliteal fossa the nerve gives ... Here it is bound down by the flexor retinaculum in company with the posterior tibial artery. In the foot, the nerve divides ...
*  Deep vein
... s are almost always beside an artery with the same name (e.g. the femoral vein is beside the femoral artery). ... jugular vein Brachial vein Axillary vein Subclavian vein Common femoral vein Femoral vein Profunda femoris vein Popliteal vein ...
*  Outline of cardiology
Carotid artery - Diseases of the carotid arteries: Carotid artery stenosis / carotid artery disease - Narrowing of the carotid ... popliteal, posterior tibial, radial, temporal, ulnar Heart rate Pulse quality: pulsus paradoxus, pulsus parvus et tardus ... Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG): Grafting an artery or vein from elsewhere to bypass a stenotic coronary artery. ... typically branches of the external carotid artery and namely the temporal artery. Occlusion of the ophthalmic artery results in ...
*  Posterior cutaneous nerve of thigh
It then descends beneath the gluteus maximus with the inferior gluteal artery, and runs down the back of the thigh beneath the ... the popliteal fossa, and the upper part of the back of the leg. Cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Front and ...
*  Axilla
... ry artery and its branches Axillary vein and its tributaries Infraclavicular part of the brachial plexus Long thoracic ... Deodorant Perspiration Popliteal fossa or "knee pit" Suspensory ligament of axilla Turkington, Carol; Dover, Jeffrey S. (2007 ... The contents of the axilla include the axillary vein and artery, as well as the brachial plexus, lymph nodes and fat. The ...
*  List of diseases (S)
Spastic d Spastic angina with healthy coronary artery Spastic ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay type Spastic diplegia infantile type ... congenital type Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia Spondylohypoplasia arthrogryposis popliteal pteryg Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia ... Austin type Sulfite and xanthine oxydase deficiency Sulfite oxidase deficiency Summitt syndrome Superior mesenteric artery ...
*  Tibia
A nutrient artery, as the main source, and periosteal vessels derived from the anterior tibial artery. The tibia is a part of ... Immediately below the popliteal line is the nutrient foramen, which is large and directed obliquely downward. The lower ... The middle third of the posterior surface is divided by a vertical ridge into two parts; the ridge begins at the popliteal line ... The posterior surface presents, at its upper part, a prominent ridge, the popliteal line, which extends obliquely downward from ...
*  Gracilis muscle
... allowing it to be transferred on its artery derived from the medial circumflex femoral artery. This artery enters the muscle ... "Muscles that form the superficial boundaries of the popliteal fossa." Cross section image: pembody/body18b-Plastination ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter VI: Diseases of the nervous system
Middle cerebral artery syndrome (G46.1) Anterior cerebral artery syndrome (G46.2) Posterior cerebral artery syndrome (G46.3) ... Lesion of lateral popliteal nerve (G57.4) Lesion of medial popliteal nerve (G57.5) Tarsal tunnel syndrome (G57.6) Lesion of ... Vertebrobasilar artery syndrome (G45.1) Carotid artery syndrome (hemispheric) (G45.2) Multiple and bilateral precerebral artery ...
*  List of lymph nodes of the human body
... containing the pulmonary artery, the pulmonary veins, the main bronchus for each side, some vegetative nerves and the ... Superficial inguinal lymph nodes Deep inguinal lymph nodes Popliteal lymph nodes The lymphatic vessels that link the lymph ...
*  Posterolateral corner injuries
Excessive blood loss and nerve/artery damage are rare occurrences in surgery and can usually be avoided with proper technique ... 1991; 73A:30-36 Stäubli H, Birrer S. The popliteus tendon and its fascicles at the popliteal hiatus: gross anatomy and ... and nerve/artery damage. The best way to avoid these complications is to preemptively treat them. DVTs are typically treated ... and extends distally to the tibia attaching slightly posterior to Gerdy's tubercle and anterior to the popliteal hiatus. In ...
*  List of diseases (P)
... proteinosis Pulmonary arterio-veinous fistula Pulmonary artery agenesis Pulmonary artery coming from the aorta Pulmonary artery ... Pompe's disease Poncet-Spiegler's cylindroma Pontoneocerebellar Hypoplasia Popliteal pterygium syndrome lethal type Popliteal ...
*  Inferior genicular arteries
The inferior genicular arteries (inferior articular arteries), two in number, arise from the popliteal beneath the ... On the inside of the knee, is the medial inferior genicular artery, and on the outer side is the lateral inferior genicular ... artery. Patellar anastomosis This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) ...
*  Renal vein thrombosis
Ultrasound is not efficient for use in detecting blood flow in the renal veins and artery. Instead a color doppler ultrasound ... In addition, bent knees compresses the vein behind the knee (the popliteal vein) and the low humidity, low oxygen, high cabin ... that originates from the renal vein or any other vein in the body and migrates to the pulmonary artery. A pulmonary embolism is ...