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.
The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) requires 30 continuing education credits (CME) every three years. Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) requires 36 credits every three years. There are several ways to get CME’s for free, and there are many… Read More ›
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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 ›
Advanced minimally invasive vein care procedures have vastly improved since their inception. Initially performed in the hospital, most are routinely performed in outpatient centers. The procedures are less invasive, are well tolerated by patients, have lower complication rates and have… Read More ›