Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Anterior tibial vein

  Anterior tibial vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In human anatomy, the anterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the anterior compartment of the leg to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the posterior tibial vein.
Like most deep veins, the anterior tibial vein is accompanied by an artery of the same name, the anterior tibial artery, along its course.
The Veins of the Lower Extremity, Abdomen, and Pelvis - Gray's Anatomy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anterior_tibial_vein   (126 words)

 Probert Encyclopaedia: Medicine (An-Ao)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The anterior cerebral artery extends inward and forward from the internal carotid artery across the optic nerve to the longitudinal fissure of the brain.
The anterior meniscofemoral ligament extends from the the inside of the lateral condyle of the femur, near the anterior cruciate ligament, across to the medial meniscus.
The posterior tibial artery is a large artery that runs down the leg to the foot where it branches into the internal and external plantar arteries (arteries of the sole of the foot).
www.probertencyclopaedia.com /E1C.HTM   (1979 words)

 Index of all the node html pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
anterior spinocerebellar tract (ventral spinocerebellar tract, anterior spinocerebellar fasciculus, ventral spinocerebellar fasciculus)
anterior cerebellar lobe (anterior lobe of the cerebellum)
anterior corticospinal tract (ventral corticospinal tranterior corticospinal fasciculus, ventral corticospinal fasciculus)
www.arclab.org /node_pages   (1024 words)

 Ankle Arthroscopy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The anterior tibial artery, vein, and deep peroneal nerve are found lateral to the extensor hallucis longus, and the posterior tibial artery, vein, and nerve are found postero-medially within the tarsal tunnel between the long flexors of the toes and the hallux.
Through this portal the following may be observed, the tip of the lateral malleolus, anterior talo-fibular ligament, occasionally the posterior talo-fibular ligament, the talo-fibular joint, the antero-lateral synovial wall, portions of the facet on the lateral aspects of the talus, the distal tibio-fibular articulation, and the tibio-fibular synovial fringe and recess.
If an anterior and posterior approach is both to be used during surgery, the patient is positioned on their side, where the patient is then manipulated during surgery (Pfeffer and Frey, 1993).
www.podiatry.curtin.edu.au /encyclopedia/anklearthroscopy   (4313 words)

 SURGICAL REPAIR OF CHRONIC LATERAL ANKLE INSTABILITY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The angular relation of the anterior talofibular ligament to the ankle results in it having a primary role in restriction of inversion when the ankle is plantarflexed as it takes on a taut and parallel relationship to the tibia.
The anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) is a flat quadrilateral ligament that originates from the anterior aspect of the lateral malleolus.
The remainder of peroneus brevis is sutured to peroneus longus.
podiatry.curtin.edu.au /encyclopedia/ankle   (3583 words)

 eMedicine - Deep Venous Thrombosis : Article by Craig Feied, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACPh
The lower leg has 3 principal pairs of deep veins: the anterior tibial vein, draining the dorsum of the foot; the posterior tibial vein, draining the sole of the foot; and the peroneal vein, draining the lateral aspect of the foot.
The lower leg has 3 groups of deep veins: the anterior tibial vein, draining the dorsum of the foot; the posterior tibial vein, draining the sole of the foot; and the peroneal vein, draining the lateral aspect of the foot.
From the ankle, the anterior tibial vein passes upward anterolateral to the interosseous membrane, the posterior tibial vein passes upward posteromedially beneath the medial edge of the tibia, and the peroneal vein passes upward posteriorly through the calf.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic2785.htm   (10161 words)

 Encyclopedia: Human leg
The bones in the foot In anatomy, the ankle is the part of the lower limb that is located between the foot and the leg.
Anterior view of the femur The femur or thigh bone is the longest (length), largest (volume) and strongest (mechanical ability to resist deformity) bone of the human body.
In the human body, the femoral vein is a blood vessel that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Human-leg   (488 words)

 The Physician and Sportsmedicine: Exercise-Induced Leg Pain
Stress fractures in the anterior tibial shaft are less common but warrant further discussion given the increased incidence of delayed union, nonunion, and progression to complete fracture.
Compression of the popliteal vein occurs in 10% to 15% of patients (31) and may be responsible for the initial presentation of leg pain, edema, and even deep vein thrombosis.
The plexus of veins in this area of the leg contribute to the saphenous vein and are usually inflamed and tender to palpation by the examiner.
www.physsportsmed.com /issues/2001/06_01/amendola.htm   (4999 words)

Note that the veins of the pelvis are deep to the corresponding arteries (unlike the superficial position of the veins in most places in the body).
Follow the basilic vein from the posterior aspect (ulnar border) of the forearm to its junction with one of the venae comitantes of the brachial artery (in mid-arm).
The lateral thoracic vein serves as a potential collateral route for venous drainage from the lower limb and lower abdominal wall by forming an anastomosis with the superficial epigastric vein.
www.med.ucalgary.ca /ume/pangolins/resp/RES371.htm   (762 words)

 Laser Health Solutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Deoxygenated blood pools in the veins of the body, causing fluid to accumulate in the interstitial space between cells.
Osgood-Schlatter disease: is a painful swelling of the bump on the front of the upper tibia (lower leg bone) in an area called the anterior tibial tubercle.
This disease is probably caused by microtrauma (small, usually unnoticed injuries caused by repetitive overuse) which occurs before the complete maturity of the anterior tibial tubercle attachment.
www.laserhealthsolutions.com /encyclopedia.php   (1505 words)

 BIOL 447 - Prosection Manual
The tibial collateral ligament is a strong, flat band lying on the medial side of the joint under the tendons of the sartorius, gracilis and semitendinosus.
Arising from the popliteal vein in the area of the back of the knee is the small saphenous, which may have to be cut to allow access to the peroneal and posterior tibial vessels.
Anterior to the ankle and starting from the medial side, locate the tendons of the tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus and extensor digitorum longus moving toward the lateral side.
webanatomy.net /atlas/447manual.htm   (16693 words)

 Orthopedic Encyclopedia
This is a condition in which blood abnormally clots in your veins.
A venogram includes the injection of contrast dye into your vein followed by a series of x-rays which can demonstrate narrowing or blockage within the vein.
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee prevents the tibia from sliding upon the femur by acting like a tether or rein. /regions/Cincinnati/content/Ortho_Encyclopedia.asp   (5370 words)

 Avoiding neurologic and vascular injuries with screw fixation of the - Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
This investigation determined the position of neurologic and vascular structures at risk during screw fixation of an uncemented tibial component in total knee arthroplasty relative to the cut surface of the tibial plateau.
Sixteen anatomic specimens of the lower extremities were studied by systematically placing screws about the tibial plateau followed by computed tomographic scanning with three-dimensional reconstruction and anatomic dissection.
The structures at risk during screw preparation and placement were the tibial nerve, popliteal artery, popliteal vein, anterior tibial artery, and common peroneal nerve with its superficial and deep branches.
www.wheelessonline.com /ortho/avoiding_neurologic_and_vascular_injuries_with_screw_fixation_of_the   (179 words)

 Raleigh North Carolina Laser Hair Removal Clinics
In abnormal veins, the flow is towards the feet, away from the heart, instead of from the feet to the heart as it should be.
Deep Veins - Carrying approximately 95% of the blood from the feet to the heart, the deep veins are the largest veins in the body, running in the muscle layer.
The term "varicose vein" is often used to refer to the very large rope-like blood vessels that bulge under the skin's surface.
www.laserhairremoval.com /raleigh%20north%20carolina.htm   (838 words)

 Physiology of adult Homo sapiens - Systemic blood and lymph circulation (angiology)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Many veins have valves formed of reduplications of their lining membrane, which prevent the backward flow of blood away from the heart.
vena jugularis interna / internal jugular vein (randl) : the vein that begins as the superior bulb in the jugular fossa, draining much of the head and neck; it descends with first the internal carotid and then the common carotid artery in the neck, and joins with the subclavian vein to form the brachiocephalic vein.
sinus intercavernosus anterior : the anterior of the 2 sinuses of the dura mater connecting the 2 cavernous sinuses, passing anterior to the infundibulum of the hypophysis.
focosi.250free.com /circulation.html   (13647 words)

 Compartment Syndrome
This anterior compartment is defined by the tibia bone on the inside, the fibula bone to the rear, and the crural fascia surrounding it all.
The muscles of the anterior compartment are involved with dorsiflexion (upward movement) of the foot and toes.
Also present in the anterior compartment are the deep peroneal nerve which supplies the shin and foot and the anterior tibial artery and vein.
www.spinalhealth.net /inj-comp.html   (942 words)

 Variations in Lower Limb Venous Anatomy: Implications for US Diagnosis of Deep Vein Thrombosis -- Quinlan et al. 228 ...
the width of the duplicated vein by the width of the native
vein commenced at the knee joint or proximal to it in 279 (35%)
the popliteal vein was present in 41 (5%) of 808 limbs (Fig 2).
radiology.rsnajnls.org /cgi/content/full/228/2/443   (4012 words)

 [No title]
Wrong, the answer is D. Other tributaries of the upper part of the great saphenous vein include the external pudendal veins out of which one is joined by the superficial dorsal vein of the penis and the deep external pudendal veins which join the great saphenous vein at its termination in the saphenous opening.
The deep veins of the leg are paired while the deep veins of the thigh are single.
No, the correct answer is A. It was stated before that the intramuscular veins are part of the deep venous system of the lower limb as well as that the venous blood flows from the superficial into the deep veins.
www.kumc.edu /research/medicine/pharmacology/CAI/webCAI/anatomy/lw12.wbc   (1036 words)

 CIGNA Medicare Part B - TN LMRP 96-07-04 - Noninvasive Vascular Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Absence of relatively minor pulses (i.e., dorsalis pedis or posterior tibial) in the absence of symptoms.
With regard to autogenous lower extremity vein bypass surgeries, a study can be performed at three month intervals during the first year, at six month intervals during the second year, and annually thereafter.4 Follow-up studies are not medically necessary post-angioplasty in the absence of signs and/or symptoms of ischemia.
A duplex scan for harvest vein graft selection or examination of hemodialysis access site veins is eligible for reimbursement only when performed within one week of the surgery.
www.cignamedicare.com /partb/lmrp/tn/draft_lmrp/tn960704.html   (3722 words)

 Magnetic Resonance, MRI, MRA, MRV, 106   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
US exams of the central chest veins is limited by bones, and venous compression is rarely possible.
Sensitivity is usually reported in the 97-100% range, though may be lower in smaller caliber veins, such as those in the shoulder area (83%).
Sensitivity may be lower with smaller caliber vessels: anterior and posterior communicating: 60-95%; anterior inferior cerebellar artery: 52%; posterior inferior cerebellar artery 89%.
www.bcbsma.com /common/en_US/hresource/106.jsp   (8767 words)

In the region of the axilla, the subclavian vein becomes known as axillary vein which receives blood from the several veins of the upper limb, including the following
The external iliac vein continues into the thigh as the femoral vein, which receives blood from the following veins:
Definition: A portal system begins and ends in capillaries; in this case blood from capillaries in the digestive organs is carried to capillaries (sinusoids) in the liver.
www.ucalgary.ca /~rosenber/MajorBloodVessels.html   (297 words)

To correlate differences observed in artery, vein, and capillary structures with the functions these vessels perform.
To recognize a cross-sectional view of an artery and vein or appropriate diagram.
To list and/or identify the major veins draining into the superior and inferior vena cavae, and to indicate the body regions drained.
www.nvcc.edu /home/rallaire/BIO141/PRAC-6.HTM   (475 words)

 Bone Patellar Bone Reconstruction: Graft Fixation - Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
- for Position 4, anterior tibial translation was significantly decreased by up to 2 mm and the in situ force increased up to 31 N; - these results suggest that the position of the tibia during graft fixation is an important consideration for the biomechanical
A biomechanical comparison of different surgical techniques of graft fixation for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Pitfalls in the use of interference screws for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
www.wheelessonline.com /ortho/bone_patellar_bone_reconstruction_graft_fixation   (1481 words)

 Posterior tibial vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In anatomy, the posterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the posterior compartment and plantar surface of the foot to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the anterior tibial vein.
Like most deep veins, the posterior tibial vein is accompanied by an artery of the same name, the posterior tibial artery, along its course.
This page was last modified 19:57, 7 August 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Posterior_tibial_vein   (128 words)

 CIGNA HealthCare Medicare Administration - Medicare Part B Carrier - Idaho Local Medical Review Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
671.13 Antepartum varicose veins of vulva and perineum
Preoperative vein mapping is performed to provide information for the surgeon on satisfactory veins that are available for harvesting prior to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery, and for peripheral bypass graft surgery.
A section of a patient's own vein is often used as the graft vessel during by-pass surgery.
www.cignamedicare.com /partb/lmrp/id/cms_fu/2003-04.htm   (4876 words)

 The Dubious Quick Kill, part 1
While the escape of blood under high pressure is a concern for wounds to the vessels of the arterial system, wounds to the jugular veins pose a different problem.
As a consequence, an opening in the jugular vein which communicates with the external environment may allow small bubbles of air to be entrained into the vessel.
Whereas a severed vein is not usually considered to be as serious an injury as a severed artery, air embolism due to a cut jugular vein may cause a victim, after one or two gasps, to collapse immediately.
www.classicalfencing.com /articles/bloody.shtml   (5641 words)

 ASCO - Nebraska - CAC Final LMRP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
When performed on patients with conditions of the head and neck for which surgery is anticipated and may be found to be appropriate based on the MRA.
440.31 Atherosclerosis of autologous vein bypass graft of the extremities
440.32 Atherosclerosis of nonautologous vein bypass graft of the extremities
www.asco.org /ac/1,1003,_12-002393-00_18-0031063,00.asp?state=NE   (2807 words)

 [No title]
13-19, 13-20, 13-21, 13-22) external jugular vein — parotid gland, facial muscles, scalp internal jugular vein — brain vertebral vein — skull, cervical spinal cord Veins of shoulder and upper limb (Fig.
13-19, 13-21) cephalic vein — lateral arm and forearm basilic vein — medial arm and forearm brachial vein — upper arm (deep) radial vein ulnar vein Veins of abdomen and pelvis (Fig.
13-19) great saphenous vein — medial side of leg and thigh; longest blood vessel in the body anterior tibial vein — deep vein posterior tibial vein — deep vein Hepatic portal system (Fig.
www.ucalgary.ca /~nsharma/downloads/F04_269_circulatory_handout.doc   (465 words)

Compare and contrast the structure and function of arteries, veins, and capillaries.
Identify the body's major arteries and veins and name the body region supplied by each.
Discuss the unique features of special circulations of the body: arterial circulation of the brain, hepatic portal circulation, and fetal circulation.
www.jdenuno.com /11~CardioV.htm   (359 words)

 Herbs to Cleanse the Arterial Cardiovascular System best the posterior tibial artery
The anterior and posterior tibial arteries branch from the popliteal artery and supply...
The posterior tibial artery is a large artery that runs down the...
arterial branches of the anterior tibial artery join branches of the posterior tibial artery to form the plantar arch...
stellar-business-directory.com /TH/arterial-cleanse/the-posterior-tibial-artery.htm   (450 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.