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This was a case of popliteal aneurism, operations for which had heretofore proved pretty uniformly fatal.
The popliteal depression is deep, and the summit of the great trochanter rises considerably above the level of the head.
EXTINCT BIRDSWALTER ROTHSCHILD
It is not uncommon, indeed, on amputating above the knee, to find even the popliteal artery plugged by a clot.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
The rupture of a popliteal aneurysm, however, by compressing the vein and the articular branches, usually determines gangrene.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
When an embolus becomes impacted at the bifurcation of the popliteal, if gangrene ensues it usually spreads well up the leg.
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The veins most commonly ruptured are the popliteal, the axillary, the femoral, and the subclavian.
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In the fourth of his operations for popliteal aneurism, Hunter for the first time did not include the vein in the ligature.
The genius of Hunter led him to tie the femoral artery, in a case of popliteal aneurism, leaving the tumour untouched.
His name, too, is associated with a method of treating popliteal aneurism, which he was the first to use in Great Britain.
A number of popliteal cases treated in this way did perfectly.

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