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Venous Pressure Measurement of the Great Saphenous Vein Using Controlled Compression Ultrasound in Healthy Persons and Patients With Chronic Venous Disease as a New Non Invasive Method for Investigation of the Pathophysiology in Primary Varicose Veins

2014-08-27 03:18:27 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Part I:

Proof of concept trial to achieve normal venous pressure values under different provocation maneuvers in healthy persons

Part II:

Non invasive measurement of venous pressure under different provocation maneuvers in patients with chronic venous disease

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Intervention

Ultrasound (venous pressure measurement)

Location

Zurich
Switzerland

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Zurich

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:27-0400

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