Popliteal Artery Aneurysm

  1. Jessica Mintz2,
  2. Bruce L. Mintz3,4 and
  3. Michael R. Jaff5,6
  1. Jason Q. Alexander MD and
  2. Timothy Sullivan

Published Online: 25 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118618189.ch12

Atlas of Clinical Vascular Medicine

Atlas of Clinical Vascular Medicine

How to Cite

Alexander, J. Q. and Sullivan, T. (2013) Popliteal Artery Aneurysm, in Atlas of Clinical Vascular Medicine (eds J. Mintz, B. L. Mintz and M. R. Jaff), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118618189.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

  2. 3

    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Newark, NJ, USA

  3. 4

    Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ, USA

  4. 5

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  5. 6

    MGH Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Minnesota Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658093

Online ISBN: 9781118618189



  • popliteal artery aneurysm;
  • aneurysmal degeneration;
  • popliteal vein, and nerve;
  • normal flow loss;
  • thrombus formation;
  • limb threatening ischemia;
  • open surgical;
  • arterial bypass;
  • endovascular treatment;
  • covered stent placement


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Characteristics

  • Treatment

  • References