A study of the internal diameter of popliteal artery, anterior and posterior tibial arteries in cadavers

Anjali Vishwanath Telang, Mangesh Lone, M Natarajan
2016 Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology  
Popliteal artery is the continuation of femoral artery at adductor hiatus. It is one of the most common sites for peripheral aneurysms. It is also a common recipient site for above or below knee femoro-popliteal bypass grafts in cases of atherosclerosis. The aim was to study the internal diameter of popliteal artery, anterior tibial and posterior tibial arteries and to compare findings of the current study with previous studies and to find their clinical implications. Methods: Fifty cadavers
more » ... 0 lower limbs) embalmed with 10% formalin were utilised in this study. Results: Internal diameter of popliteal artery was measured at its origin and at its termination.
doi:10.5958/2394-2126.2016.00065.7 fatcat:7otdxota5vfj5mphvzpxv4lona