Popliteal fossa

Known as: Fossa poplitea, Popliteal Fossa Structure 
A diamond-shaped depression located in the back of the knee joint.

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1937-2018
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Exact location of the needle tip during nerve stimulation-guided peripheral nerve blocks is unknown. Using high… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Real time ultrasound guidance is a recent development in the area of peripheral nerve blockade. There… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND We tested the hypothesis that 100 microg clonidine added to 0.375% bupivacaine would prolong the duration of analgesia… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND This was a retrospective assessment of the technical adequacy of saphenopopliteal disconnection (SPD). METHODS… (More)
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2001
2001
UNLABELLED The sciatic nerve (SN) originates from the L4-S3 roots in the form of two nerve trunks: the tibial nerve (TN) and the… (More)
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2000
2000
Foot and ankle operations are being performed with greater frequency as outpatient procedures. Although the surgical procedure… (More)
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2000
2000
Details are presented of nine cases of tibial nerve entrapment by the tendinous arch of origin of the soleus muscle. The… (More)
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1998
1998
Variations in the hamstring muscles are not common. We describe here a rare anomalous muscle in the popliteal fossa and speculate… (More)
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1998
1998
UNLABELLED We describe a modification of the sciatic nerve (SN) block in the popliteal fossa through the lateral approach. After… (More)
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1992
1992
Incompetent veins in the popliteal fossa were assessed with duplex ultrasound in 123 legs of 104 patients. In 91 cases the venous… (More)
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