JOSEPH C. DOANE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The basis of this report will be the presentation of a series of rather typical cases in which occlusion by embolism or thrombosis of the popliteal artery had taken place. Of the 11 cases presented, eight were from the service of the writer and the remaining three were from those of his colleagues. In these 11 patients obstruction of the popliteal had occurred 14 times.
Thrombosis and embolism of the popliteal artery are among the commoner arterial accidents. McKechnie and Allen,1 in analyzing 100 cases of arterial obstruction found that the popliteal was embolized and/or thrombosed in 44 per cent
DOANE JC. EMBOLISM AND THROMBOSIS OF THE POPLITEAL ARTERY—DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT1. Ann Intern Med. ;19:634–641. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-4-634
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(4):634-641.
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