Diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis using a Doppler ultrasonic technique.


A consecutive series of 118 patients was studied postoperatively by Doppler ultrasonic techniques and by either venography or radioiodinated fibrinogen. When using the latter diagnostic measures, 22 patients were shown to have deep venous thrombosis, an incidence of 18.6 per cent. The Doppler ultrasonic technique showed that 21 patients had deep venous… (More)