Posterior Tibial Artery Exposure
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Posterior Tibial Artery Exposure

The Posterior Tibial Artery Exposure course will teach you:

  • To gain access to the posterior tibial artery.  This may be done for a number of indications such as: arterial occlusive disease; aneurysmal disease and trauma.

With the following tips you might perform the Posterior Tibial Artery Exposure even better:

  • Tibial nerve and posterior tibial vein and artery identification

After studying the Posterior Tibial Artery Exposure course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Lymphatic leakage
  • Compartment syndrome

You might also be interested in:

Anterior Tibial Artery Exposure
Femoral Artery Exposure
Medial Popliteal Artery and Tibiofibular Trunk Exposure
Dorsal Artery of Foot Exposure

Step by step

Superficial dissection

Skin

Mark

Mark the incision line on the skin. Starting at the ankle midway between the posterior border of the medial malleolus and the Achilles tendon, the incision extends 4 – 5 cm proximally along the posterior border of tibia.

Incise

Incise the skin along the marked incision line.

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