We exercise anyone with an ABI of .70 or greater. Nicole Ball, BS, RVT President for NNEVS Frisbie Memorial Hospital Vascular Lab Rochester, NH (w) 603-692-9981 Terry Zwakenberg <[log in to unmask]> Sent by: UVM Flownet <[log in to unmask]> 02/11/2011 09:31 AM Please respond to UVM Flownet <[log in to unmask]> To [log in to unmask] cc Subject Re: post ex testing I think part of the question was how do you define "severe" disease. Before duplex was as easily obtained as it is now my cutoff was 0.5 now it is 0.8 because I know at that point there is hemodynamically significant disease and the next question is where, and what needs to be done about it, both questions best answered by duplex. On Feb 11, 2011 8:12 AM, "Pamela Wickkiser" <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > We exercise everyone unless they already have severe disease at rest or have an irregular heart rate and ABI's are questionable. > > > Pamela Wickkiser, MBA/HCM > Radiology Director > Humboldt General Hospital > Winnemucca, NV > (775)623-5222 ext. 130 > [log in to unmask] > > > > > > > > > Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:46:38 -0700 > From: [log in to unmask] > Subject: post ex testing > To: [log in to unmask] > > > > > > > Flow Netters, > I have a question regarding post exercise arterial testing . > > Absent of contraindications and obvious severe arterial disease, who gets exercised? > > I am looking for a resting ABI cutoff for those who get exercised and those who don’t. > > Thanks, > > HankTo unsubscribe or search other topics on UVM Flownet link to: http://list.uvm.edu/archives/uvmflownet.html > To unsubscribe or search other topics on UVM Flownet link to: > http://list.uvm.edu/archives/uvmflownet.html To unsubscribe or search other topics on UVM Flownet link to: http://list.uvm.edu/archives/uvmflownet.html ---------- Go Green! Please consider the environment before printing this email. ---------- This message and any included attachments are from Frisbie Memorial Hospital and are intended only for the addressees. The information contained herein may include privileged or otherwise confidential information. Unauthorized review, forwarding, printing, copying, distributing, or using such information is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you received this message in error, or have reason to believe you are not authorized to receive it, please promptly delete this message and notify the sender by e-mail. Thank you.