Print

Print


When you obtain your venous Doppler tracing. Freeze [of course] if you look at the touch screen there is the option for “time /slope”. Place the calipers.  The time shows up in ms.

 

Craig Haase, RT(R), RDMS, RVT

Vascular Ultrasound

North Shore Medical Center

500 Lynnfield Street, Lynn, MA 01904

Phone 781.477.3696; Fax 781.477.3479

e-mail: [log in to unmask]

 

From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Schneider, Joseph MD
Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2015 2:17 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: calipers to measure reflux time

 

 

Received a response from IAC critical of our venous studies because we don’t use the electronic calipers to measure reflux time.  We don’t because the time scale is easily seen on the spectrum and the physician can use that as well as the sonographer can, because having to make this measurement on say 30 spectra collected on a bilateral LE reflux exam would add unnecessary sonographer time to the exam, and because we’re not even sure that the iU22 will measure time. I have never seen time measured using the electronic calipers on any duplex exam. Does anyone else do this? On what type of scanner?

Thanks

Joe

 

Joseph R. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., R.V.T., R.P.V.I.

Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology Partners/VSIR

Cadence Physician Group

 

 

 




-------------------------------------------------------------------------
This message was secured by ZixCorp(R). To unsubscribe or search other topics on UVM Flownet link to: http://list.uvm.edu/archives/uvmflownet.html

The information in this e-mail is intended only for the person to whom it is
addressed. If you believe this e-mail was sent to you in error and the e-mail
contains patient information, please contact the Partners Compliance HelpLine at
http://www.partners.org/complianceline . If the e-mail was sent to you in error
but does not contain patient information, please contact the sender and properly
dispose of the e-mail.

To unsubscribe or search other topics on UVM Flownet link to: http://list.uvm.edu/archives/uvmflownet.html