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Table 4 Results from venous plethysmography at 5 years follow-up in limbs with postoperative distal DVT and in contralateral limbs.

From: A follow-up study of the fate of small asymptomatic deep venous thromboses

  VE (ml/100 ml × min) T 1/2 (sec)
Contralateral limbs (n = 46) 107 (23) 16 (8)
DVT limbs, all (n = 46) 102 (24) 17 (9)
1. Isolated calf muscular vein (n = 5) 102 (12) 15 (6)
2. One deep calf vein stem (n = 24) 103 (27) 19 (10)
3. Two or more deep calf veins (n = 17) 102 (23) 15 (8)
  1. Mean and (SD); VE, venous emptying; T 1/2, half-refilling time