Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome. Clinical, noninvasive and angiographic diagnosis.

@article{McDonald1980PoplitealAE,
  title={Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome. Clinical, noninvasive and angiographic diagnosis.},
  author={Paul McDonald and J A Easterbrook and Norman M. Rich and Gerald J. Collins and Lloyd M. Kozloff and George Patrick Clagett and Joe T Collins},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1980},
  volume={139 3},
  pages={318-25}
}
The popliteal artery entrapment syndrome is increasingly recognized as a cause of arterial insufficiency in the leg. Diagnosis is based on a clinical history of claudication, which may be atypical, physical examination, noninvasive exercise testing and angiography. Patients with normal ankle pulses and resting ankle/brachial pressure indexes may require extensive exercise testing to document arterial insufficiency. Angiographic demonstration of medial deviation of the popliteal artery is… CONTINUE READING