popliteal artery


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Related to popliteal artery: Anterior tibial artery
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Noun1.popliteal artery - a continuation of the femoral artery that branches to supply the legs and feetpopliteal artery - a continuation of the femoral artery that branches to supply the legs and feet
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Moreover, the popliteal artery injury occurred in 11 patients in the present series, among which primary amputation were performed in four patients, and secondary amputation in one patients, demonstrating the high amputation rate in popl iteal artery injuries, and this may be attributed to the prolonged ischaemia time.
Five superficial femoral artery injuries were associated with a femur fracture, and one popliteal artery injury was associated with fracture of the tibia and fibula.
CONTROL Vascular Stent Systems for use in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and/or the proximal popliteal artery (PPA).
Further exploration to locate the source of the bleeding revealed injury to the anterior tibial artery, which was taking off quite higher off from the popliteal artery (Figure 1).
PAES is a partial or complete occlusion of the popliteal artery as a result of aberrant anatomy in the popliteal fossa.
Ten days later, the patient had a computed tomography scan at another hospital, which found a blockage of the popliteal artery. Her right leg was amputated below the knee the following day and she was fitted with a prosthesis.
Popliteal artery pseudo-aneurysm and hereditary multiple exostoses.
North Glamorgan NHS Trust, which mergedintotheCwmTafHealthBoard, paid damages of pounds 3.6m after failing to recognise abnormalities in foetal heart rate, and pounds 959,081 for not recognising an injury to the popliteal artery in a patient's knee.
In a case of missed diagnosis of popliteal artery laceration, a court refused to instruct the jury regarding contributory negligence where the patient did not receive specific instructions regarding an earlier return to the emergency room and it was questionable whether an earlier return would have made a difference.
Artery JMA MCG p Value BA 3.76 (.32) * 2.95 (.27) <.001 RA 3.06 (.20) * 2.41 (.23) <.001 UA 3.08 (.20) * 2.52 (.23) <.001 PA 5.86 (.65) * 4.84 (.27) <.001 ATA 2.28 (.30) * 1.79 (.25) <.001 PTA 2.27 (.32) * 1.86 (.25) <.001 Artery JFA FCG p Value BA 3.08 (.24) ([dagger]) 2.56 (.26) <.001 RA 2.88 (.17) ([dagger]) 2.07 (.19) <.001 UA 2.89 (.16) ([dagger]) 2.02 (.22) <.001 PA 5.01 (.22) ([dagger]) 4.21 (.21) <.001 ATA 1.96 (.19) ([dagger]) 1.7 (.21) <.05 PTA 1.95 (.17) 1.81 (.23) NS BA = brachial artery; RA = radial artery; UA = ulnar artery; PA = popliteal artery; ATA = anterior tibial artery; PTA = posterior tibial artery; JMA = judo male athletes; MCG = male control group; JFA = judo female athletes; FCG = female control group.
In patients with no remaining upper limb access options, the most commonly used alternatives are a long saphenous vein loop to the femoral artery and transposition to the popliteal artery. Saphenous vein fistulas have low patency (3) and require many additional procedures, including surgical revision and dilation (4).
Angioplasty-alone In LEsions INvolving The superficial femoral artery or proximal popliteal artery) clinical investigation using the Edwards LifeStent NT Self-Expanding Stent system to treat patients with peripheral vascular disease.