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Oscillometry
cuff around extremety at different levels to find occlusion
angiography -- arteriography
contrast dye injected and x-ray taken of vascular tree

possible allergic reactions -- thrombophlebitis at injection site
Lumbar sympathetic block

when indicated?
decreased limb pain and increased temp

local anesthetic injected into sympathetic ganglia -- block sympathetic vasomotor nerve fibers --
PHlebography
thrombi identifies as radiolucent areas in opaque-filled veins
Venous pressure measurements
venous occlusion in one leg causes venous pressure to be higher in other leg
Isotope studies
radioactivity coutns are increased over thrombi
doppler
detects sound of blood flow