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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
How Would You Describe This Doppler Waveform?
Please offer your opinion and elaborate please!
What are Ultrasound Credentials and Why They Matter
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 ›