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[Bidirectional Doppler investigation of the internal carotid artery]

FARKAS Katalin1, HORVÁTH Péter1, KUSZTOS Dénes1

FEBRUARY 26, 1992

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1992;2(02)

[The blood-flow velocity in carodit arteries was measured with a bidirectional CW Kranz bühler 761 Doppler instrument. These investigations were supplemented with special compression tests. 60 investigations were performed to study the blood-flow in the supraorbital and supra trochlear arteries, while compressing the superficial temporal, the facial and the common carotid arteries. The results were compared with 30 regularly performed angiographies. Conclusions: the sensivity of this method is 80%, the specificity is 85%, its positive and negative predictive values are 76% and 87% respectively. Therefore this method is suggested for screening the internal carotid artery. ]


  1. Szent Imre Kórház I. Belosztály Budapest



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