Popliteal vascular entrapment. Its increasing interest.

  title={Popliteal vascular entrapment. Its increasing interest.},
  author={Norman M. Rich and Gerald Collins and Paul McDonald and Lloyd M. Kozloff and George Patrick Clagett and Joe T Collins},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={114 12},
In the past 20 years since the first clinical management of a patient with a congenital anomaly associated with an abnormal medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle causing external compression on the popliteal artery, approximately 100 similar lesions have been documented in the world's literature. This has been a lesion of international interest, with only approximately 25% of the cases from hospitals in the United States. This present series of 14 lesions from Walter Reed Army Medical Center… CONTINUE READING


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