48 y/o female presents with 2 days of left groin pain and left LEswelling.
48 y/o female presents with 2 days of left groin pain and left LE swelling. No h/o travel, recent trauma, fever, or cancer.
If standard convention is kept, what leg is being imaged in this study?
What is the anatomy and pathology being imaged in this clip?
Saphenous and Common Femoral v. DVT
It is important to image and compress at the level of the saphenous vein as it enters the common femoral vein because there is a high incidence of propagation to DVT. Describe the “two point” method for a DVT study.
Proximal to where the saphenous v. enters the common femoralv.
At the level of where the saphenous v. enters the commonfemoral v.
Distal to the level of where where the saphenous v. enters thecommon femoral v., until bifurcates into deep and superficialfemoral v.
Popliteal v. within the popliteal fossa
Distal until you visualize the popliteal v. trifurcate