popliteal


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pop·lit·e·al

 (pŏp-lĭt′ē-əl, pŏp′lĭ-tē′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the hollow part of the leg behind the knee joint.

[From New Latin popliteus, from Latin poples, poplit-, ham of the knee.]

popliteal

(pɒpˈlɪtɪəl; ˌpɒplɪˈtiːəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of, relating to, or near the part of the leg behind the knee
[C18: from New Latin popliteus the muscle behind the knee joint, from Latin poples the ham of the knee]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.popliteal - of or relating to the area behind the knee joint
Translations

pop·lit·e·al

a. poplíteo-a, área posterior de la rodilla.

popliteal

adj poplíteo
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In human anatomy, popliteal relates to which part of the body?
These two trials are part of a series of five trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of Stellarex .035 low-dose DCB to restore and maintain blood flow in the superficial femoral artery and popliteal arteries of patients with peripheral arterial disease.
Skin is dry and scaly over the entire body, although the antecubital and popliteal fossa may be uninvolved.
The intra-articular knee pathologies accompanying Baker's cysts (BCs) generally develop at the popliteal fossal level.
The Eluvia stent system is built on the Innova Stent System platform, a self-expanding nitinol stent that has been designed for use in the superficial femoral and proximal popliteal arteries, the main arteries that supply blood to the legs.
the subject of the 21st individual order is the delivery of special medical material focusing on specially superflexible kink resistant stents with possible popliteal implantation and 0.014 and 0.018 dimensional conductors and a compatible pta catheter in accordance with the detailed specification given in the call for proposals for the 21st individual order .
To the Editor: A 67-year-old female was referred for persisted swelling in right leg despite of anticoagulation during 2 months for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the right popliteal vein (PV).
[9,10] Herein, we report a female case who had a history of long-term substance abuse in whom foot drop developed with a popliteal artery aneurysm.
BKA was performed if 1) sepsis extended beyond the fore-foot and below the mid-tibia level and 2) a palpable popliteal pulse was present.
Thromboses were identified in total left superficial femoral artery and popliteal artery using B-mode ultrasonography (US), and Doppler US demonstrated lack of blood flow in these arteries along with plantar and dorsalis pedis arteries.
A 52-year-old female presented with a giant tumor in the left popliteal fossa (about 20x12 cm) that has been developing over a period of five years (Figure 1a).
Age, duration of diabetes, concomitant complications and occluded vessel type, the diameter of MSA at the popliteal junction, the branching pattern, and the number of sizeable perforators were documented.