What is Ramirez Test?

  • Ramirez Test is used for the presence of Deep Vein Thrombosis

How it's Performed?

  • patient is supine, affected Knee in flexion ( foot flat on the table)
  • wrap a blood pressure cuff around the thigh and inflate it to 40mm Hg
  • maintain the pressure for at least 2 minutes

What does a positive Ramirez Test mean?

  • POSITIVE TEST: ( Medical Emergency) Increase in pain as the cuff is inflated and inability to tolerate cuff inflation and sustained pressure for 2 minutes


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