Symptomatic lower extremity deep venous thrombosis: accuracy, limitations, and role of color duplex flow imaging in diagnosis.

Color duplex flow imaging (CDFI) permits pain- and risk-free direct imaging of the deep venous system of the lower extremities. To prospectively ascertain the accuracy and limitations of this technique, CDFI was performed in 75 lower limbs of 69 consecutive patients referred for venographic evaluation of clinically suspected lower extremity deep venous… CONTINUE READING