Suspected Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis
Variant 1: Suspected lower extremity deep vein thrombosis. Initial imaging.
|Procedure||Appropriateness Category||SOE||Adult RRL||Peds RRL||Rating||Median||Final Tabulations|
|US duplex Doppler lower extremity||Usually appropriate||O 0 mSv||O 0 mSv [ped]||9||9||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||14|
|CT venography lower extremity and pelvis with IV contrast||May be appropriate||☢☢☢ 1-10 mSv||6||6||1||0||0||2||2||5||4||1||0|
|MR venography lower extremity and pelvis without and with IV contrast||May be appropriate||O 0 mSv||O 0 mSv [ped]||6||6||0||0||0||1||0||7||6||1||0|
|MR venography lower extremity and pelvis without IV contrast||May be appropriate||O 0 mSv||O 0 mSv [ped]||5||5||0||1||2||4||4||4||0||0||0|
|Catheter venography pelvis and lower extremity||Usually not appropriate||☢☢☢ 1-10 mSv||3||3||2||2||4||2||3||2||0||0||0|
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A histogram of the number of panel members who rated the recommendation as noted in the column heading (ie, 1, 2, 3, …etc.)
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Study Quality (1, 2, 3, 4, Good M or Inadequate M) of the references listed.
Information on the Relative Radiation Level (RRL) designations can be found here.