Unfortunately the variation in vascular testing and in particular venous testing causes treatment uncertainty.
How long does it take your vein practice to get pre-certification? Take our poll (below). Pre-certification, also known as prior-authorization, is the process of getting approval from your health plan before you have any health procedures performed. Getting pre-certification for vein… Read More ›
This poll is to find out all of the different ways in which venous reflux testing is being performed.
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 ›
Role of The Vascular Technologist and Preliminary Reports.
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 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 ›