What is the role of intravascular ultrasonography in the diagnosis of venous insufficiency?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Robert Weiss, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Intravascular ultrasonography has been gaining acceptance in the management of venous disease. This test uses a catheter-based ultrasound probe to visualize periluminal vascular anatomy in order to assess for obstructive or stenotic disease of the venous system. [21]


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