Early diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis following total hip replacement using impedance plethysmography: advantages and limitations of this approach.

@article{Domenella1992EarlyDO,
  title={Early diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis following total hip replacement using impedance plethysmography: advantages and limitations of this approach.},
  author={G Domenella and Massimo Ghidini and A Samaden and Steve Carbone and Sergio Siragusa and Franco Piovella and R Passera and Paola Bertolotti and Edoardo Ascari},
  journal={Italian journal of orthopaedics and traumatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={253-9}
}
Early diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) following total hip replacement is of fundamental importance given the particularly high incidence of thromboembolic complications and the limited effectiveness of available preventive measures. The authors report the results of postoperative monitoring of the lower limbs using impedance plethysmography (IPG). The validity of the computerized plethysmograph used in this study has been confirmed by previous clinical studies, in which this instrument… CONTINUE READING
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