It was asked in a Linkedin forum “How important are calf veins when looking for DVT”? More people die as a result of deep vein thrombosis and its complications than from breast cancer, AIDS and all motor vehicles combined. Blood… Read More ›
I happened to have a few minutes today and through some in-depth search of the internet found this unbelievable website with a live feed and projections of the Ebola Virus and its spread in the United States and around the… Read More ›
Role of The Vascular Technologist and Preliminary Reports.
Ultrasound is inherently technologist/Sonographer driven. The quality of the exam is dependent on the skill and knowledge of the Sonographer. If the vascular sonographer does not see or show a DVT most of the time the reading physician will miss… Read More ›
The Storm with No Name.
With the recent new of Juno star Ellen Page decision to come out of the closet actually just brought back the memories of the horrible portrayal of ultrasound in a movie Juno. The ultrasound tech is portrayed as a heartless picture taker…. Read More ›
Deep vein thrombosis in the lower extremity occurs in the intramuscular veins approximately 40% of the time. Is your facility missing them? Modern venous ultrasound has been around for over 20 years.
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The answer to the question is unknown and remains to be seen how it will play out. As with most Americans I have no absolute answers to insurance and government programs that are highly confusing and prone to frequent changes… Read More ›
Ultrasound consists of five major specialties: general ultrasound, cardiac ultrasound, obstetrical ultrasound, vascular ultrasound and most recently muscular skeletal ultrasound. Each of these specialties usually crosses over into other specialties to varying degrees. Generally the more rural or smaller the… Read More ›