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 ›
Why Should I look for Calf Vein Thrombus if You Don’t Treat it?
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
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 ›