Duplex Doppler sonography in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome.

@article{Chawla1999DuplexDS,
  title={Duplex Doppler sonography in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome.},
  author={Yogesh Kumar Chawla and Subodh Kumar and R. K. Dhiman and Sudha Suri and Jang Bahadur Dilawari},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={904-7}
}
BACKGROUND Angiography has been the mainstay for diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome even though other modalities are increasingly being used. We have evaluated our findings of duplex Doppler sonography (DDS) in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome. METHODS Duplex Doppler sonography was performed in 37 consecutive angiographically proven patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome. RESULTS Real time ultrasonography showed abnormalities of right, middle and left hepatic veins (HV) in 21, 15 and 18… CONTINUE READING