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Can lower limb ultrasonography replace arteriography?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9546924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although duplex ultrasonography offers a number of theoretical and practical advantages over arteriography for the assessment of lower limb arterial disease, it has not yet been widely accepted into clinical practice. This article reviews the current status of lower limb arterial duplex and concludes that arteriography should no longer be regarded as the diagnostic 'gold-standard' and that duplex ultrasonography should now be the first line investigation in patients with lower limb arterial disease.
N J London; Y Sensier; T Hartshorne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular medicine (London, England)     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1358-863X     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Med     Publication Date:  1996  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-04-14     Completed Date:  1998-04-14     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610930     Medline TA:  Vasc Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  115-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Leicester University, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Arteries / ultrasonography*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Leg / blood supply*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color*

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