Lower Leg Venography
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Lower Leg Venography Usage

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Reasons for Test

  • Diagnose deep vein thrombosis —a blood clot deep within the leg that may lead to an obstruction of a blood vessel in the lungs ( pulmonary embolism )
  • Find obstructions in the veins
  • Assess vein problems you have had since birth
  • Assess the functioning of deep leg vein valves
  • Find a vein that will be used to make a bypass graft

Deep Vein Thrombosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis
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