No, DO NOT invert. The careful interpreting physician will recognize that the reversed flow implies a proximal occlusion in that vessel and will include this in his/her interpretation. If you invert, you make it less likely that this will be noticed.
Joseph R. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., R.V.T.
Vascular and Interventional Program of Central DuPage Hospital
Outpatient Services Building Suite 201
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL 60190
Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School
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It doesn’t matter, the pressure doesn’t care, hit invert if you don’t like it.
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When taking pressure for the PT or DP and considering that they are anastomosed through the planter arch if you get a negative pulse do you use that or wait until you get a positive pulse to measure the pressure?
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