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 ›
Save a Dog Lose a Marriage?
Is it possible that you have replaced the intimacy or emotional connection to your partner with the love of your pet?
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 ›
Laser Vein Treatment – The Costly Confusion
Over the last twenty to thirty years the word “Laser” has come to be a word with mythological and perhaps magical meaning. What does the word “Laser” mean to the average person? For many, it conjures up the image of… Read More ›
How Would You Describe This Arterial Waveform Part 2
I have included two waveform’s from the same test, as you can see there is some variation in both waveform’s. These were all taken in the upper extremity during the same test. All of the other sites had similar waveform… Read More ›
Pre-Certification For Vein Treatment
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 ›
The Information No One Wants You To Look At Regarding Ebola and Travel
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 ›
The Storm with No Name
The Storm with No Name.
Ultrasound in Television and the Movies….What is The Worst You Have Seen?
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 ›