Venography of the lower limbs. Pitfalls of the diagnostic standard. The ETTT Trial Investigators.

@article{Bounameaux1992VenographyOT,
  title={Venography of the lower limbs. Pitfalls of the diagnostic standard. The ETTT Trial Investigators.},
  author={Henri Bounameaux and Ted R. Prins and Hans Erich Schmitt and Pierre A. Schneider},
  journal={Investigative radiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={27 12},
  pages={
          1009-11
        }
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Phlebography is considered the diagnostic standard for suspected deep venous thrombosis. The authors studied the inter-observer variability of phlebogram interpretation in the setting of a multicenter therapeutic trial of the thrombolytic agent alteplase. METHODS The interpretation of 31 pairs of venograms (before and after thrombolytic therapy) was studied by comparing the quantitative Marder's scores which were computed by three experts and the qualitative… CONTINUE READING
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