J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2020 Jun 24. Epub 2020 Jun 24.
School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia; Vascular Care Centre, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.
Objective: The objectives of this study were to determine the incidence of common iliac vein obstruction, gonadal vein incompetence, and renal vein compression/stenosis and to ascertain which referral reasons were associated with common iliac vein obstruction and gonadal vein incompetence in a population symptomatic for chronic venous insufficiency.
Methods: Data were obtained from patients, at least 18 years old, who were referred to a private vascular laboratory for venous duplex ultrasound examination between 2016 and 2017. Transabdominal ultrasound was used to assess the iliac, gonadal, and renal veins in a dedicated protocol. Read More