A New-Proposal Physical Examination Test for Unilateral Lower Extremity Edema

ADA F. , Emren V.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.21, no.5, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf.2053
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM


Objective: Patients with iliac vein compression syndrome (IVCS) usually present to the hospital with left-sided leg edema. We looked for an answer to the question: "Can iliac vein compression syndrome (IVCS) be predicted with a reliable physical examination test in the differential diagnosis?''