Doppler ultrasound arterial scanning

  title={Doppler ultrasound arterial scanning},
  author={D. Fitzgerald},
The purpose of this chapter is to describe some of the information which can be obtained by using continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound to examine the peripheral arteries in man. The use of these instruments in the examination of peripheral veins and the measurement of segmental blood pressure in the limbs is described in other chapters. In this chapter some space is given to description of clinical techniques of examination to assist those to whom the methods may be unfamiliar and also to point… Expand
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