We have to meet BOTH peak systolic and end diastolic. Otherwise, why do you have the criteria written that way if you dont use it?? ICAVL would probably question it. I have also discovered that your QA probably will not correlate.
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At our lab we use 3 criterion and to put it in any category it must meet 2out of 3 of the criterion we established. PSV EDV AND RATIO
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"Myers, Ruth" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Hello flownetters- I have a question about carotid correlations. (Actually probably more about interpretation, but here goes....) If the systolic velocity meets the set criteria for a 50-69% stenosis, but the diastolic does not, should it be read based upon the systolic velocity alone?
>For example our criteria is 140 cm/sec systolic with 40 cm/sec diastolic = 50-69% stenosis. However, my doc often reads something that might be 142 cm/sec systolic but 25 cm/sec diastolic. Am I okay to say that he has read correctly using the diagnostic criteria when I am doing my correlations?
>Ruth Myers, BS, CNMT, RDMS, RVT
>Beebe Medical Center
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