popliteal vein


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Noun1.popliteal vein - a vein arising in the knee and ascending to become the femoral vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Doppler ultrasound showed right popliteal vein thrombosis and left lower-limb calf vein thrombosis.
EIV - External Iliac Vein, CFV - Common Femoral Vein, SFV - Superficial Femoral Vein, PV - Popliteal Vein, ATV Anterior Tibial Vein, PTV - Posterior Tibial Vein).
The popliteal vein starts medial, courses posterior to the artery in the fossa, and ultimately courses posterolateral to the artery.
Left lower extremity duplex ultrasonography was ordered and confirmed the presence of DVT in the superficial femoral vein and popliteal vein.
The cause of death was determined to be a pulmonary embolus from a thrombus of the left popliteal vein.
With US, transverse images are routinely obtained, without and with compression of the common femoral vein (CFV), the femoral vein (FV--formerly known as the 'superficial' femoral vein), and the popliteal vein (PV) along their course with a 5- or 7.
Moreover, we usually repair the concomitant vein injury in proximal limb, such as axillary vein, brachial vein and the popliteal vein, which is helpful in keeping the repaired artery open and preventing postoperative edema.
In addition, the common fibular and sural nerve had been entirely separated and the tibial nerve as well as the popliteal vein and artery had been severely damaged.
The two areas compressed included the common femoral vein and the popliteal vein zones.
Type V includes any of the anatomical variants in types I-IV but also involves the popliteal vein.