Air Plethysmography; A Critical Evaluation of the Technique in Patients with Chronic Venous Insufficiency

  • L. E. G. Bossuyt
  • H. A. M. Neumann
Conference paper


Plethysmography is a valuable non-invasive quantitative technique in clinical studies of the venous blood circulation of the extremity, based upon the measurement of limb volume changes. It gives an insight into the functional aspects of the venous sytem, but provides no information on venous anatomy.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. E. G. Bossuyt
    • 1
  • H. A. M. Neumann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyAcademisch Ziekenhuis MaastrichtThe Netherlands

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