TITLE

ACHILLES TENDON REFLEXOGRAM IN OCCLUSIVE ARTERIAL DISEASES OF THE LOWER LIMBS A PRELIMINARY REPORT

AUTHOR(S)
Forteza, Mario Enrique
PUB. DATE
April 1971
SOURCE
Angiology;Apr1971, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The existence of differences in the duration of the various segments of the Achilles tendon reflexogram between 34 normal controls and 16 patients with occlusive arterial disease of the lower limbs was investigated. A kinemometer was used. Definite prolongation in the duration of M-M� and of 1.5 for R are compatible with the diagnosis of occlusive arterial disease. The Achilles tendon reflexogram appears to be a simple and useful method to assess the arterial circulation in the lower limbs.
ACCESSION #
16365887

 

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