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Table 2 Error sources in leg volumetry

From: Water displacement leg volumetry in clinical studies - A discussion of error sources

• Positioning of patient during resting and examination
• Room and water temperature
• Exclusion of superficial venous system with tourniquet
• Time of investigation
• Volumetry procedures
• Centres
• Cardiovascular co-morbidity or co-medication
• Other co-medication with volume effects
• Diagnosis and grade of CVI
  1. CVI: Chronic venous insufficiency