Direction of flow in superficial veins as a guide to venous disorders in lower limbs.

@article{Tibbs1983DirectionOF,
  title={Direction of flow in superficial veins as a guide to venous disorders in lower limbs.},
  author={D J Tibbs and E. W. L. Fletcher},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={93 6},
  pages={758-67}
}
Clinical methods and directional Doppler velocimetry applied to superficial veins have been used to study 527 patients with venous disorders in the lower limbs. Phlebography assisted by the image intensifier has been carried out in 80 of these patients. All examinations have been done with the patient upright, exercising, and without use of any artefact, such as a tourniquet. By these combined means Doppler flow patterns in the superficial veins of five groups of patients have been identified… CONTINUE READING