Duplex ultrasound screening for deep vein thrombosis in spinal cord injured patients at rehabilitation admission.

@article{Powell1999DuplexUS,
  title={Duplex ultrasound screening for deep vein thrombosis in spinal cord injured patients at rehabilitation admission.},
  author={Michael F Powell and Steven C. Kirshblum and Kevin C. O'Connor},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1999},
  volume={80 9},
  pages={1044-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the rate of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) newly diagnosed by duplex ultrasound in patients with acute spinal cord injury (SCI) at admission for rehabilitation. DESIGN Retrospective case-control study. SETTING Independent specialized spinal cord rehabilitation hospital. PATIENTS Data were collected from records of 189 SCI patients… CONTINUE READING