Femoral and Popliteal Artery Pathway in Varus and valgus aligned lower limb; a CT Angiographic study

Authors

  • Seyed Morteza Kazemi Bone Joint and Related Tissues Research Center, Akhtar Orthopedic Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Sohrab Keyhani Bone Joint and Related Tissues Research Center, Akhtar Orthopedic Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mohamad Qoreishi Clinical Research & Development Unit, Akhtar Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Saman Shakeri Jousheghan Clinical Research & Development Unit, Akhtar Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Reza Minaei Noshahr Bone Joint and Related Tissues Research Center, Akhtar Orthopedic Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22317/jcms.v8i5.1280

Keywords:

Femoral Artery, Popliteal Artery, Anatomy, Varus Alignment, Valgus Alignment, Knee

Abstract

Objectives: This study aimed to compare the femoral and popliteal arteries pathway in varus and valgus- aligned lower limbs.

Methods: A retrospective CT angiography (CTA) study from October to December 2021 was conducted. Distance of the femoral and popliteal artery to specific bony landmarks in thigh and knee was measured.

Results: Eighty limbs including 40 varus and 40 valgus lower limbs were assessed. No significant difference between varus/valgus groups in terms of distances was noted.

Conclusion: Our study compared pathway of PA and FA artery in varus and valgus knees using CTA images; and no significant differences was seen between the two groups of varus and valus.

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Published

2022-10-26

How to Cite

Kazemi, S. M. ., Keyhani, S. ., Qoreishi, M. ., Shakeri Jousheghan, S. ., & Minaei Noshahr, R. . . (2022). Femoral and Popliteal Artery Pathway in Varus and valgus aligned lower limb; a CT Angiographic study. Journal of Contemporary Medical Sciences, 8(5). https://doi.org/10.22317/jcms.v8i5.1280

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