Ultrasonography in the evaluation of low-extremity deep vein thrombosis.

  • Jen-Dar Chen
  • Published 2011 in Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA

Abstract

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a common disorder that may be difficult to diagnose clinically (accuracy: 58%e70%) but carries significant morbility and mortality if unrecognized or untreated. Because there is a high incidence of lower-extremity DVT (70%e75%) in patients with arteriographically documented pulmonary emboli (PE), early detection of DVT is of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcma.2011.01.010

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@article{Chen2011UltrasonographyIT, title={Ultrasonography in the evaluation of low-extremity deep vein thrombosis.}, author={Jen-Dar Chen}, journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA}, year={2011}, volume={74 1}, pages={1-2} }