Images Sarah Vaughan, text Genevieve Carbonatto A young 26 year old girl presents to the Emergency Department with excruciating pain in her left leg. She developed the pain acutely that morning and she can’t walk on it at all. She helps you with your diagnosis by saying that she has had a previous DVT in Read more about DVT – Why use Doppler?[…]
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto Non compressible GSV and CFV. The GSV is dilated. The common femoral artery compresses but not the vein.
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto CFV DVT. Partially compressible CFV, tip of thrombus visible at maximum compression. Colour Doppler outlines the thrombus
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto. A patient presented with a swollen left leg Thrombus visible in CFV FV Popliteal vein Dual screen shows CFV not coapting with compression. Common femoral vein Femoral vein – note oedema of subcutaneous tissues Thrombus in common femoral vein. Tip of thrombus visible Popliteal Read more about Thrombosis to CFV, leg oedema[…]
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto Recanalisation of a vein post acute deep venous thrombosis involves remodeling of the thrombus. This is a complex process of adhesion of the thrombus to the wall of the vein, an inflammatory response of the vessel wall leading to organization and subsequent contraction of the thrombus, neovascularization and spontaneous lysis of Read more about Synechiae in femoral vein[…]