Structure of popliteal artery

Known as: Arteria poplitea, Popliteal Artery, artery popliteal 
A continuation of the femoral artery that descends behind the knee joint before branching into the anterior and posterior tibial arteries.
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2012
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2012
PURPOSE To evaluate longer outcomes of primary nitinol stenting for the treatment of femoropopliteal lesions up to 15 cm long… (More)
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2011
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2011
BACKGROUND Sustained benefits of drug-eluting stents in femoropopliteal arteries have not been demonstrated. This prospective… (More)
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2006
2006
AIM To analyse the variations in branching patterns of the popliteal artery and infrapopliteal vessels using angiography… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
The popliteal artery is a relatively short vascular segment but is affected by a unique set of pathologic conditions. These… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Occupationally used high-frequency vibration is supposed to have negative effects on blood flow and muscle strength. Conversely… (More)
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2000
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2000
The objective of this study was to describe associations of retinal arteriolar abnormalities with clinical and subclinical… (More)
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1997
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1997
The resting ankle-brachial index (ABI) is a non-invasive method to assess the patency of the lower extremity arterial system and… (More)
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1997
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1997
Secondary prevention of atherosclerosis, especially before the onset of symptoms, appears desirable and could be possible with a… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Preclinical findings suggest that intra-arterial gene transfer of a plasmid which encodes for vascular endothelial… (More)
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1986
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1986
Autologous saphenous vein (ASV) and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) grafts were compared in 845 infrainguinal bypass operations… (More)
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