Colour-coded duplex ultrasonography in the selection of patients for endovascular surgery.

Abstract

Endovascular surgery using angioplasty or atherectomy may potentially relieve the symptoms of claudicants with minimal morbidity, but results are best when short stenoses are treated. In this study, colour-coded duplex ultrasonography has been compared with angiography. In aortoiliac segments duplex examination had a sensitivity of 88 per cent and a… (More)

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@article{Vashisht1992ColourcodedDU, title={Colour-coded duplex ultrasonography in the selection of patients for endovascular surgery.}, author={Rakesh Vashisht and Mary R Ellis and Christopher T. Skidmore and Salvatore D. Blair and Roger M. Greenhalgh and M Kevin O'Malley}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1992}, volume={79 10}, pages={1030-1} }