The non-compressibility ratio for accurate diagnosis of lower extremity deep vein thrombosis

  • Caecilia Marliana, A. Gunawan Santoso
  • Published 2014

Abstract

BACKGROUND Accurate identification of patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is critical, as untreated cases can be fatal. It is well established that the specificity of the clinical signs and symptoms of DVT is low. Therefore, clinicians rely on additional tests to make this diagnosis. There are three modalities for DVT diagnosis; clinical scoring… (More)

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