Phlebologie 2020; 49(06): 363-377
DOI: 10.1055/a-1246-4236

Anatomy of the arteries of the lower limb

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Christoph Kalka
Marienhospital Brühl
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Anatomy of the vessels of the human body, their morphology and haemodynamics are integral elements of vascular medicine. Specifically, a dedicated knowledge of the vessel anatomy is essential for a correct diagnosis and further diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. This article shows the course of the arteries of the lower limb in relation to the bones, their projection to the skin, the positioning of the ultrasound probe and the normal findings in plain ultrasound as parallel images.

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Article published online:
08 December 2020

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