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*  Deep vein
... jugular vein Brachial vein Axillary vein Subclavian vein Common femoral vein Femoral vein Profunda femoris vein Popliteal vein ... A deep vein is a vein that is deep in the body. This contrasts with superficial veins that are close to the body's surface. ... Deep veins are almost always beside an artery with the same name (e.g. the femoral vein is beside the femoral artery). ... Occlusion of a deep vein can be life-threatening and is most often caused by thrombosis. Occlusion of a deep vein by thrombosis ...
*  Femoral vessel
These large vessel are the: Femoral artery (also known in this location as the common femoral artery) and Femoral vein ... Gordon, S (7 April 1883). "Aneurysm of both Popliteal Arteries: Cure by Ligature of the Femoral Arteries: At Three Years' ...
*  Baker's cyst
... popliteal cyst) is located behind the knee and is a swelling of the popliteal bursa. In this image, the Baker's cyst is the ... is a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Quick assessment of the possibility of DVT may be required where a Baker's cyst has compressed ... 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 ...
*  Femoral vein
Several large veins drain into the femoral vein: popliteal vein deep vein of the thigh great saphenous vein Occlusion of the ... Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Femoral vein Bundens WP, Bergan JJ, Halasz NA, Murray J, ... profunda femoris vein) joins with it, and differentiate the distal segment of the femoral vein from the deep vein of the thigh ... use the term superficial femoral vein for the distal part of the femoral vein to: differentiate the femoral vein segments ...
*  Popliteal vein
The small saphenous vein. Popliteal vein is labeled at top. The popliteal vein. Moore K.L. and Dalley A.F. (2006), Clinically ... The tributaries of the popliteal vein are as follows: Veins that correspond to branches given off by the popliteal artery (see ... The popliteal vein is formed by the junction of the venae comitantes of the anterior and posterior tibial vein at the lower ... which perforates the deep fascia and passes between the two heads of the gastrocnemius muscle to end in the popliteal vein. ...
*  Brodifacoum
Venous Doppler ultrasound of lower extremities demonstrated left popliteal vein thrombosis. Computed tomography scan of the ... bilateral popliteal fossae pain and diffuse upper abdominal pain. She had no history of liver disease or alcohol or illicit ... examination was remarkable only for mildly pale conjunctivae and mild abdominal tenderness and pain in the left popliteal fossa ...
*  Fibular veins
They drain into the posterior tibial veins, which will in turn drain into the popliteal vein. The fibular veins accompany the ... In anatomy, the fibular veins (also known as the peroneal veins) are accompanying veins (venae comitantes) of the fibular ... The fibular veins are deep veins that help carry blood from the lateral compartment of the leg. ...
*  Anterior tibial vein
They originates and receive blood from the dorsal pedis veins, on the back of the foot and empties into the popliteal vein. The ... The anterior tibial vein is a vein in the lower leg. In human anatomy, there are two anterior tibial veins. ... Like most deep veins in legs, anterior tibial veins are accompanied by the homonym artery, the anterior tibial artery, along ... in the interosseous membrane between the tibia and fibula and unite with the posterior tibial veins to form the popliteal vein ...
*  Thigh
The deep venous system of the thigh consists of the femoral vein, the proximal part of the popliteal vein, and various smaller ... The venae perfortantes connect the deep and the superficial system, which consists of the saphenous veins (the site of varicose ... veins). Thigh weakness can result in a positive Gowers' sign on physical examination. Front of thigh muscles from Gray's ...
*  Ultrasonography of chronic venous insufficiency of the legs
... the common femoral vein and the popliteal vein. These veins are deep veins. Perforator veins drain superficial veins into the ... The great saphenous vein,(GSV) a superficial vein, is the longest vein in the body. It has its origin in the dorsal venous arch ... Particular veins of the DVS and the SVS are looked at. The great saphenous vein (GSV), and the small saphenous vein (SSV) are ... This maneuver is very useful for studying deep vein flow and detecting valvular incompetence, mainly at the popliteal vein ...
*  Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
Rich and Hughes described popliteal vein compression,[citation needed] thus adding a fifth type into the former classification ... according to the various relationships between the popliteal artery and the muscles of the popliteal space. ... 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 ...
*  Small saphenous vein
This vein presents a number of different draining points: Usually it drains into the popliteal vein, at or above the level of ... 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 ... Sometimes the SSV joins the common gastrocnemius vein before draining in the popliteal vein. Sometimes it doesn't make contact ... The small saphenous vein (also short saphenous vein), is a relatively large superficial vein of the posterior leg. The origin ...
*  Pratt Test
... grasping the calf with both hands and pressing on the popliteal vein in the proximal calf. If the patient feels pain, it is a ... The Pratt Test is a simple test to check for deep vein thrombosis in the leg. It involves having the patient lie supine with ... sign that a deep vein thrombosis exists.[citation needed] Pratt's sign PRATT GH (June 1949). "An early sign of femoral ...
*  Posterior tibial vein
... of the leg and the plantar surface of the foot to the popliteal vein which it forms when it joins with the anterior tibial vein ... Like most deep veins, posterior tibial veins are accompanied by an homonym artery, the posterior tibial artery, along its ... In anatomy, there are two posterior tibial veins of the lower limb. They receive blood from the medial and lateral plantar ... They receive the most important perforator veins: the Cockett perforators, superior, medial and inferior. Cross-section through ...
*  Trendelenburg test
... to assess incompetence between the short saphenous vein and the popliteal vein. Superficial veins of the leg normally empty ... it indicates that the deep and communicating veins are competent but the superficial veins are incompetent. The test is ... The veins will empty due to gravity or with the assistance of the examiner's hand squeezing blood towards the heart. A ... Normally the superficial saphenous vein will fill from below within 30-35 seconds as blood from the capillary beds reaches the ...
*  Giacomini vein
... of the SSV which continues on to reach the GSV at the proximal third of the thigh instead of draining into the popliteal vein. ... The Giacomini vein is a communicant vein between the great saphenous vein (GSV) and the small saphenous vein (SSV). It is named ... Many discussions exist about this vein, some of them confusing to a non-expert reader. Insufficiency in the Giacomini vein can ... A review of literature along with a cadaveric study of the prevalence of the Giacomini vein (the extension of the SSV) in the ...
*  Human leg
Superficial veins: Greater saphenous vein Small saphenous Deep veins: Femoral vein Popliteal vein Anterior tibial vein ... On the back of the knee the popliteal artery runs through the popliteal fossa to the popliteal muscle where it divides into ... Small saphenous vein and its tributaries. The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Nerves of the right lower ... The veins are subdivided into three systems. The deep veins return approximately 85 percent of the blood and the superficial ...
*  Lisa McPherson
The primary reason Wood gave for changing her findings was her realization that the microscopic slides of the popliteal vein ...
*  Ultrasonography of deep vein thrombosis
Ultrasonography in suspected deep vein thrombosis focuses primarily on the femoral vein and the popliteal vein, because thrombi ... mainly for the common femoral vein and the popliteal vein. It is very useful in an emergency situation and is performed just by ... perpendicular to the vein axis), displaying cross-sections of the veins. All collateral veins are better detected this way, ... In a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or in a superficial vein thrombosis where the thrombus is floating, an emergency situation ...
*  Renal vein thrombosis
In addition, bent knees compresses the vein behind the knee (the popliteal vein) and the low humidity, low oxygen, high cabin ... Renal vein thrombosis (RVT) is the formation of a clot in the vein that drains blood from the kidneys, ultimately leading to a ... In an abnormal kidney with RVT, a blood clot is present in the renal vein. In cases where the renal vein is suddenly and/or ... that originates from the renal vein or any other vein in the body and migrates to the pulmonary artery. A pulmonary embolism is ...
*  Popliteal fossa
... tibial nerve popliteal vein popliteal artery, a continuation of the femoral artery small saphenous vein (termination) common ... Small saphenous vein and its tributaries. The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Nerves of the right lower ... the popliteal surface of the femur the capsule of the knee joint and the oblique popliteal ligament strong fascia covering the ... The popliteal fossa (sometimes referred to as the kneepit or hough[1]) is a shallow depression located at the back of the knee ...
*  Adductor hiatus
Those vessels become the popliteal vessels (popliteal artery and popliteal vein) immediately after they leave the hiatus, where ... Popliteal artery can also be damaged by the fracture of distal femur. Abnormality in the relationship between the adductor ... However, only two structures enter and then leave through the hiatus; namely the femoral artery and femoral vein. ... hiatus and the popliteal artery can also contribute to a condition called popliteal artery entrapment syndrome. Schema of the ...
*  Popliteal artery
Anteriorly: The popliteal surface of the femur, the knee joint, and the popliteus muscle. Posteriorly: The popliteal vein and ... 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 ... Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome Popliteal artery The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Muscles of thigh ...
*  Deep vein thrombosis
... including the femoral vein, the popliteal vein, and the iliofemoral vein (as with May-Thurner syndrome). Extensive lower- ... DVT below the popliteal vein, a proximal vein behind the knee, is classified as distal and has limited clinical significance ... Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein, most commonly the legs. Symptoms may include pain ... Thrombosis associated with the abdominal organs (viscera)-such as portal vein thrombosis, renal vein thrombosis, and Budd- ...
*  Popliteal
... artery Popliteal vein Popliteal fossa Popliteal lymph nodes Popliteus muscle Popliteal nerves Popliteal pterygium ... Popliteal refers to anatomical structures located in the back of the knee: ...
*  Atherectomy
While atherectomy is usually employed to treat arteries it can be used in veins and vascular bypass grafts as well. Atherectomy ... popliteal artery, dorsalis pedis, and others. There are four types of atherectomy devices: orbital, rotational, laser, and ...
*  Great saphenous vein
... near the knee it communicates with the popliteal vein by the Boyd perforator, in the thigh it communicates with the femoral ... The great saphenous vein (GSV, alternately "long saphenous vein") is a large, subcutaneous, superficial vein of the leg. It is ... Varicose veins: The great saphenous vein, like other superficial veins, can become varicose; swollen, twisted and lengthened, ... GREAT SAPHENOUS VEIN. Deep dissection. Anterior view. Illustration depicting veins of the leg including great saphenous vein ( ...