Diagnosis and surgical approach of popliteal artery entrapment syndrome: a retrospective study

@article{Gourgiotis2008DiagnosisAS,
  title={Diagnosis and surgical approach of popliteal artery entrapment syndrome: a retrospective study},
  author={Stavros Gourgiotis and John Aggelakas and Nikolaos S. Salemis and Charalabos Elias and Charalabos Georgiou},
  journal={Vascular Health and Risk Management},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={83 - 88}
}
BACKGROUND Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) is a rare but potentially limb threatening peripheral vascular disease occurring predominantly in young adults. This study is a retrospective review of 49 limbs in 38 patients with PAES treated surgically over an 8-year period. PATIENTS AND METHODS From 1995 to 2002, 38 patients with a mean age of 21 years (range, 18-29 years) underwent surgery for PAES at a single institution. The patients' demographic data and clinical features are… CONTINUE READING