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Even though arteriography is considered as the gold standard for assessing arteries of the penis color Doppler ultrasonography plays an important role in assessing erectile dysfunction due to arterial insufficiency and venous incompetence.
Data from a study in the British Journal of Haematology showed that 75% of 183 sickle cell patients in Jamaica had significantly more venous incompetence, compared with 39% of controls (Br.
All patients with varicose veins require an ultrasound of the superficial venous system to map the pattern of venous incompetence prior to making treatment recommendations.
Treating ovarian venous incompetence with embolotherapy can not only reduce associated pelvic pain, but can also significantly reduce the pain associated with lower extremity reflux, according to Carl M.