What is the role of physiologic venous function testing in the assessment of venous insufficiency?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Robert Weiss, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Physiologic tests of venous function are important in assessing the cause and severity of venous insufficiency. The physiologic parameters most often measured are the venous refilling time (VRT), the maximum venous outflow (MVO), and the calf muscle pump ejection fraction (MPEF).


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