Perthes test

Per·thes test

(pĕr'tĕz),
a test for patency of the deep femoral vein; with the patient standing, a tourniquet is applied above the knee; after walking, if the deep circulation is competent, the superficial varicosities remain unchanged; if the deep circulation is occluded, the legs become painful.

Per·thes test

(pār'tĕs test)
A test for patency of the deep femoral vein; with the patient standing, a tourniquet is applied above the knee; after walking, if the deep circulation is competent, the superficial varicosities remain unchanged; if the deep circulation is occluded, the leg becomes painful.

Perthes,

Georg C., German surgeon, 1869-1927.
Calvé-Perthes disease - Synonym(s): Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease - see under Legg
Perthes disease - Synonym(s): Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
Perthes incision
Perthes lesion
Perthes sling - used primarily for patients with Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease to support the leg in partial flexion.
Perthes test - for patency of the deep femoral vein.