Is better to examine reflux on VSM when the patient is standing (vertical position) or when patient is lying (horizontal position)?

What does it mean when reflux to VSM is there when patient was standing (in vertical position) and the reflux is not there when the patient is lying (horizontal position)?

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2 months ago by Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI , RPhS

If there is no reflux in the supine position, symptomatic patients should be studied in the upright position for venous insufficiency.

2 months ago by Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI , RPhS (View Profile)

If there is no reflux in the supine position, symptomatic patients should be studied in the upright position for venous insufficiency.


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