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Ultrasound Imaging of Upper Extremity Arteries: Clinical Applications

  • Sergio X. Salles-Cunha
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Abstract

The objectives of this chapter are to review applications and describe protocols of duplex ultrasound arterial mapping (DUAM) of the upper extremities. A literature search revealed multiple arterial applications of duplex ultrasound in the upper extremity. Situations in which ultrasound may replace arteriography or other techniques actually employed are also mentioned.The examples cited expand the role of the noninvasive vascular laboratory to many medical specialties, including vascular surgery, vascular medicine, radiology, neurology, nephrology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, emergency medicine, trauma, and physiology.

Keywords

Radial Artery Ulnar Artery Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Release Color Duplex Sonography 
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  • Sergio X. Salles-Cunha
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  1. 1.Jobst Vascular CenterToledoUSA

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