Duplex ultrasound for assessment of superior mesenteric artery blood flow.

  title={Duplex ultrasound for assessment of superior mesenteric artery blood flow.},
  author={Mario J Perko},
  journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery},
  volume={21 2},
  • Mario J Perko
  • Published 2001 in
    European journal of vascular and endovascular…
Duplex ultrasound (DU) is recognised as a valuable tool for the assessment of blood flow in many vascular territories. The application of this technique to the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) has increased rapidly throughout the last decade. The purpose of this review is to collate currently available information on the utility of SMA DU, both in terms of research and clinical practice. Research investigations have revealed low intra- and interobserver variability in the estimation of Doppler… CONTINUE READING


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