Accuracy of hand-held Doppler in planning the operation for primary varicose veins.

@article{Rautio2002AccuracyOH,
  title={Accuracy of hand-held Doppler in planning the operation for primary varicose veins.},
  author={Tero Tapani Rautio and Jukka Per{\"a}l{\"a} and Fausto Biancari and Heikki Wiik and Pasi P. Ohtonen and Kari A Haukipuro and Tatu Juvonen},
  journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={450-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether hand-held Doppler (HHD) examination is an adequate screening test in planning surgical treatment for primary varicose vein. DESIGN Prospective study. MATERIALS One hundred and eleven consecutive patients (142 legs) with primary, uncomplicated varicose veins. METHODS Legs were examined clinically, with HHD and duplex ultrasonography on the same day at the outpatient clinic. The plan for the subsequent treatment was recorded separately after each examination… CONTINUE READING

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