International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 8, Issue 5, September 2022

  • Radiologic Demonstration of Popliteal Entrapment Syndrome with Surgical Correlation

    Morgan Young Speirs, Carman Iannicello

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 55-58
    Received: 21 September 2022
    Accepted: 20 October 2022
    Published: 10 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcts.20220805.11
    Abstract: Popliteal entrapment syndrome occurs when the popliteal artery is compressed due to the anomalous course of the popliteal artery and/or position of adjacent muscle. The popliteal artery normally enters the popliteal fossa by passing under the semimembranosus muscle, traveling obliquely through the fossa and exiting between the gastrocnemius heads. ... Show More