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Table 1 Normal anatomical reference values for deep veins

From: DEep VEin Lesion OPtimisation (DEVELOP) trial: protocol for a randomised, assessor-blinded feasibility trial of iliac vein intervention for venous leg ulcers

Vein Normal minimum diameter Normal minimum area
Common iliac vein 16 mm 201 mm2
External iliac vein 14 mm 154 mm2
Common femoral vein 12 mm 113 cm2