A Study to Assess Long-term Symptom Improvement and Recurrence after Operative Management of Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome (PAES)


About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate long-term symptom resolution and quality of life improvements after operative management of popliyteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES).

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients 18 years old and older.
  • All adult patients diagnosed with popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) who received management of surgical intervention. 

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients under 18.
  • Patients diagnosed with PAES who were not managed surgically.
  • Patients with PAES without associated symptoms.   

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Randall DeMartino, M.D., M.S.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Randall DeMartino M.D., M.S.

(507) 284-4494


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