Vasculature of the peroneal artery: an anatomic study focused on the perforator vessels.

@article{Heitmann2003VasculatureOT,
  title={Vasculature of the peroneal artery: an anatomic study focused on the perforator vessels.},
  author={Christoph D. Heitmann and Fahar N Khan and L. S. Levin},
  journal={Journal of reconstructive microsurgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={157-62}
}
Based on the dissection of 20 fresh cadaver legs, the authors have further defined the vascular anatomy of the peroneal artery and its cutaneous perforator vessels. They identified a total of 95 cutaneous perforators of the peroneal artery greater then 0.3 mm in 20 legs. The average number of cutaneous perforators was 4.8 (range: three to seven) per leg. The cutaneous perforators were either musculocutaneous (34 percent) or septocutaneous (66 percent). The musculocutaneous perforators were… CONTINUE READING

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