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Whats the difference between a regular ultrasound and a vascular ultrasound?

Whats the difference between a regular ultrasound and a vascular ultrasound?

Doppler: And duplex images are added to normal ultrasound to evaluate the vessels. Still painless and easy. See radiologyinfo.Org. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease (Checklist)

Try to continue walking
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Make sure risk factors are addressed (blood pressure, cholesterol)
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Inspect your feet daily -- call your MD with any wounds
Daily
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I am interested in cardiac and vascular ultrasound. How hard is the exam?

I am interested in cardiac and vascular ultrasound. How hard is the exam?

Very easy: It is very easy only requires that you lay on the table and have a probe touching the area of the exam. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the difference between general and cardiac vascular ultrasound?

Please advise what is the difference between general and cardiac vascular ultrasound?

Location: Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to create images of tissues from the reflected waves. It's like sonar, but of your body. Cardiac ultrasound is just directed at the structures of the heart. It is often also used to measure blood flow in the heart, using similar principles. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between general and cardiac vascular ultrasound?

Ultrasound: The machines and operators are uniquely trained or designed for evaluation of these different structures. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between training for diagnostic medical sonography or vascular ultrasound tech?

Vascular ultrasound : Early training is essentially the same. Later training will focus on vascular or general depending on the program. Many technologist train in both. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the difference between a diagnostic medical sonography or vascular ultrasound tech?

Please advise what is the difference between a diagnostic medical sonography or vascular ultrasound tech?

Specialist. : Vascular techs are usually focused on vascular issues and more able to guide the diagnostic testing here appropriately. They also tend to work with specialist doctors who know what they are looking for. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Vascular (Definition)

"vasculum" ...Read more