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Venous plethysmography

Venous plethysmography

Venous plethysmography: Venous plethysmography is used to measure changes in the volume of an extremity, usually a leg; blood pressure cuffs are placed at the proximal, middle, and distal portions of the leg and attached to a pulse-volume recorder (plethysmograph). Venous blood flow is monitored by inflating and then releasing the proximal cuff and recording the distal cuff monitor.

Venous plethysmography: Other Names

Other names for Venous plethysmography include:

  • Cuff pressure test

Symptoms Associated with Venous plethysmography

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Venous plethysmography:

  • Swollen extremity

Diseases Associated with Venous plethysmography

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Venous plethysmography:

  • Deep-vein thrombosis, partial and total

Basic Information: Venous plethysmography

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Venous plethysmography' may be involved.

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