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Safe zones

Popliteal artery

Popliteal artery
The popliteal artery runs through the center of the popliteal fossa. It separates into the anterior tibial artery, the fibular artery and the posterior tibial artery at the level of the proximal tibia shaft (the trifurcation).

Safe zones
The anteromedial aspect of the tibia provides an easily accessible and safe area for the insertion of external fixator pins.