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I was asked by an Internist to find out Guidelines for each level of  
Carotid Stenosis according to American College of Vascular ?
Whether 20% or 80%. Can somebody please help me?

On May 21, 2010, at 2:14 PM, Lisa Mekenas <[log in to unmask]>  
wrote:

> Same way but the patient has to have their arm rotated out and I  
> usually have to twist alittle to get my images, after an hour or so- 
> I'm tired.
> Did a pre and a post back to back the other day and my leg went numb  
> from the hip to the foot-- not fun'
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of  
> Smith, Matthew G.
> Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 12:56 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: flow volume measurements for AVF grafts
>
> Lisa,
> What position are you and the patient in when you do these?  I like  
> 'em seated or lying down with their head elevated, next to me, with  
> their arm on a pillow in my lap.  It's usually pretty comfortable  
> though the upper left arm can be uncomfortable proximally.
>
>  Matt
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lisa  
> Mekenas
> Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 14:50
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: flow volume measurements for AVF grafts
>
> I do a lot of them these days as my surgeon likes to have them done  
> post op on fistulas.
> I do many locations for him and give him 3-5 signals at the  
> anastamosis site. (grafts-sites)
> Then I like to give him the signals every 10cm in the fistula  
> working centrally. I have the Zonare and it is really pretty easy.  
> Gives all the measurements in one signal, go one to next. Probably  
> the worst part about
> Fistula imaging in the position you and the patient have to be in.
> L
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of  
> michael schmies
> Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 11:38 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: flow volume measurements for AVF grafts
>
> Any RVT's out there do flow volume measurements on AVF grafts?  if  
> so what location do you take the measurement at in the graft?  we  
> have a surgeon requesting this.  I have scanned many AVF grafts just  
> never have had to do flow volumes measurements before.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mike, B.S. RVT
>
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