Analysis of agreement between Duplex ultrasound scanning and arteriography in patients with lower limb artery disease.

@article{Favaretto2007AnalysisOA,
  title={Analysis of agreement between Duplex ultrasound scanning and arteriography in patients with lower limb artery disease.},
  author={Elisabetta Favaretto and Caterina Pili and Alfio Amato and Eleonora Conti and Franco Losinno and Cristina Rossi and Luca Faccioli and Gualtiero Palareti},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={337-41}
}
BACKGROUND Angiography is the gold standard for therapeutic decision-making in lower limb artery disease. However, both the potentiality and safety of Duplex ultrasound scanning suggest that it may become the main diagnostic tool. The present study aimed to investigate the agreement between Duplex scanning and angiography in the diagnosis of stenosis in lower limb artery disease. METHODS Forty-nine patients with lower limb artery disease (24 claudication, 12 critical ischemia, 13 skin lesions… CONTINUE READING
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