Essential Ultrasound for Venous Thrombosis
Deep venous thrombosis is a common, serious, often under-recognized diagnosis in the critically ill patient. Its high association with pulmonary embolization necessitates both prompt diagnosis and constant surveillance.
The advantages of compression ultrasonography give a practical approach in performing this simple exam by critical care team.
KeywordsThrombosis Compression ultrasound Deep vein thrombosis Pulmonary embolism
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