Accuracy of diagnostic tests for clinically suspected upper extremity deep vein thrombosis: a systematic review.

@article{Nisio2010AccuracyOD,
  title={Accuracy of diagnostic tests for clinically suspected upper extremity deep vein thrombosis: a systematic review.},
  author={M Di Nisio and Geerte L. Van Sluis and Patrick M. M. Bossuyt and Harry Roger B{\"u}ller and Ettore Porreca and Anne Ws Rutjes},
  journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          684-92
        }
}
BACKGROUND The best available test for the diagnosis of upper extremity deep venous thrombosis (UEDVT) is contrast venography. The aim of this systematic review was to assess whether the diagnostic accuracy of other tests for clinically suspected UEDVT is high enough to justify their use in clinical practise and to evaluate if any test can replace venography. METHODS MEDLINE and EMBASE databases were searched from inception to June 2009. Two reviewers independently evaluated study eligibility… CONTINUE READING
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Accuracy of diagnostic tests for clinically suspected upper extremity deep vein thrombosis : a systematic review

  • M DiNisio, GL vanSluis, PM Bossuyt, HR Buller, E Porreca, AW Rutjes
  • Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
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