Venografía de la pierna

La venografía de la pierna es un procedimiento en el que se inyecta en una vena un medio de contraste a través de un catéter para poder visualizar las estructuras internas por medio de rayos X. Este examen se utiliza para identificar y localizar trombos (coágulos sanguíneos) en las venas de la extremidad afectada.Venografía de la pierna

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Last reviewed 6/5/2012 by Ken Levin, MD, private practice specializing in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Allentown, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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