Clinical Vascular Examination

Sophie Wang, Benjamin S. Brooke, James H. Black

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A thorough and comprehensive vascular examination is critical to making a diagnosis of vascular disease and preparing for potential interventions. This chapter reviews the important elements of the clinical vascular examination, including history and physical examination, risk factors to account for, and bedside procedures that can be used to confirm a diagnosis. The presentation and classification of various vascular diseases, including chronic and acute arterial insufficiency, cerebrovascular disease, and abdominal aortic and mesenteric disease, are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationImage-Guided Interventions
Subtitle of host publicationExpert Radiology Series, Third Edition
ISBN (Electronic)9780323612043
ISBN (Print)9780323612050
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020


  • acute arterial insufficiency
  • chronic arterial insufficiency
  • clinical vascular examination
  • diagnostics
  • physical exam

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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