Dynamic Doppler Evaluation of the Hand Arteries to Distinguish Between Primary and Secondary Raynaud Phenomenon


Toprak U. , Hayretci M., Erhuner Z., Tascilar K., Ates A., Karaaslan Y., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, vol.197, no.1, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 197 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.2214/ajr.10.5740
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY
  • Keywords: cold stress test, digital artery, Doppler sonography, radial artery, Raynaud phenomenon, CONNECTIVE-TISSUE DISEASE, DIGITAL ARTERIES, SYSTEMIC-SCLEROSIS, SCLERODERMA, ULTRASONOGRAPHY, ARTERIOGRAPHY, ANGIOGRAPHY, ULTRASOUND, PRESSURE

Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to use Doppler sonography to detect the flow characteristics and parameters of the hand arteries that are needed to distinguish between primary Raynaud phenomenon (RP) and secondary RP.