Serena Williams is the most dominant tennis player in the history of women’s tennis. During the baseball performance enhancer era, all of the sports world turned a blind eye. I find myself asking the same question every time I see… Read More ›
The Next Generation Vein Treatment is Here and Offered at Truffles Vein Specialists
VenaSeal™ Closure System, The Least Invasive Procedure to Treat Vein Disease Fayetteville, GA, May 6, 2016 – Truffles Vein Specialists, a comprehensive vein treatment center located in the suburbs of Atlanta will now offer patients the latest breakthrough in… Read More ›
Chris Bosh’s Situation – Why It is Complicated and How it Applies to You
Unfortunately the variation in vascular testing and in particular venous testing causes treatment uncertainty.
Straight, No Chaser: Defending Yourself From Medication Errors
http://www.trufflesveinspecialists.comEvery time you take medication or allow someone to administer it to you, you are taking a significant leap of faith. Think about it. How many individual things do you do daily that are as potential… Source: Straight, No Chaser:… Read More ›
GOCA’s Bag of Hope Worth More Than Oscars Bag
It was just released that the Oscars Gift Bag is worth $232,000. Directors and Actors (25) who received nominations receive this over the top gift bag. The List of Sponsors is long! On the other hand you have the Georgia… Read More ›
How Big are Blood Clots?
I often find that patients and even physicians have widely differing views on the size of blood clot when they get an ultrasound report or interpretation. There are several types of blood clots and they can occur in both arteries… Read More ›
Straight, No Chaser: X-Ray Safety
Another great blog on a topic that needs to be addressed. In the current climate of patient satisfaction many providers feel pressure to make the patient happy. I see this with venous ultrasounds to evaluate for DVT. The patient says… Read More ›
Should We Allow a Patient’s Family Member in the Vascular Ultrasound Room?
I have been performing ultrasound for nearly two decades. I have always allowed for one family member to join a patient during a vascular exam. I always ask the patient for HIPPA reasons. This is important as they may… Read More ›
Gastrocnemius Vein Thrombus
Deep vein thrombus starts in the lower legs most of the time. The thrombus progresses up the calf into the knee and thigh. Many physicians don’t treat calf vein thrombus as there is a belief that it is not dangerous…. Read More ›
Straight, No Chaser: Blood Clots in Your Legs – Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep vein thrombus is a subject that needs more attention!