Duplex scanning of neck vessels: need for extending the consensus on indications

@article{Rodriguez2002DuplexSO,
  title={Duplex scanning of neck vessels: need for extending the consensus on indications},
  author={Guido Rodriguez and Mar{\'i}a Luc{\'i}a Delmonte and P. Vitali and C. Bordoni and Constance Barone and Flavio Nobili},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={22},
  pages={437-441}
}
We studied the percentage and distribution of appropriate indications for duplex scanning of neck vessels in an outpatient population. A total of 650 consecutive outpatients sent by their general practitioner (GP) or a specialist for duplex scanning of epi-aortic arterial vessels were studied. The aim was to verify the percentage of appropriate (APR) an inappropriate (INAPR) indications for the examination, according to the current literature. After analysis of indications as reported by GPs or… CONTINUE READING

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