Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis at the Point-of-Care

Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis at the Point-of-Care Curr Pulmonol Rep (2017) 6:179–186 DOI 10.1007/s13665-017-0184-x POINT OF CARE THORACIC ULTRASOUND (S KOENIG, SECTION EDITOR) Stella S. Hahn Published online: 9 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 Abstract used. Available literature supports the use of point-of-care Purpose of Review The diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis ultrasound by bedside clinicians to diagnosis DVT using a (DVT) using compression ultrasound, at the point-of-care, compression-only technique. While it is clear that non- by the treating physician is gaining acceptance, as the litera- radiologists can become competent at performing POCdvt, ture supports its diagnostic accuracy to be similar to that of the number of compression points required to adequately as- exams performed by radiologists. While a traditional radiolo- sess for DVT remains unclear, as numerous protocols have gy DVTstudy uses both color and spectral Doppler in addition been described. to compression (duplex or triplex exam), point-of-care ultra- sonography in the diagnosis of DVT relies on compression Keywords Deep vein thrombosis Venous alone without loss of sensitivity or specificity. Point-of-care . . thromboembolism Ultrasonography Point-of-care ultrasound for DVT (POCdvt) has numerous advantages to ultrasound radiology performed ultrasonography. Most importantly, there is no clinical or time dissociation when the exam is performed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Current Respiratory Care Reports Springer Journals

Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis at the Point-of-Care

Loading next page...
Springer US
Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Medicine & Public Health; Pneumology/Respiratory System; Internal Medicine; Thoracic Surgery
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches


Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.



billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial