Sonography of Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis

Beatrice L. Madrazo, Marco Amendola

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Abstract

The incidence of upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has increased significantly in the last few decades, probably secondary to the more widespread use of central venous lines. Those caring for patients both with and without known risk factors for thromboembolic venous disease should realize the importance of expertise in the prophylaxis, diagnosis, and management of upper extremity DVT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-146
Number of pages8
JournalUltrasound Clinics
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

Keywords

  • Color flow Doppler
  • Thrombus
  • Upper extremity
  • Venous Doppler

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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