TITLE

BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS OF THE LOWER LIMB

AUTHOR(S)
Siggaard-Andersen, J.; Ulrich, J.; Engell, H. C.; Petersen, F. Bonde
PUB. DATE
June 1972
SOURCE
Angiology;Jun1972, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p350
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the application of blood pressure measurement for arterial insufficiency diagnosis of the lower limbs. Procedure for the utilization of the approach in the lower leg; Determination of the blood pressure measurement proximal and distal to the site of occlusion; Significance of the plethysmographic blood pressure measurement in diagnosis of arterial occlusion lower extremities.
ACCESSION #
16353406

 

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