An obstruction in a blood vessel due to a blood clot or other foreign matter that gets stuck while traveling through the bloodstream.
Some vascular sonographers and medical technologists don’t realize the importance of placing and fitting segmental pressure cuffs before performing a routine segmental pressure (ABI) exam or pulse volume recording (PVR) studies. This short step-by-step demonstration shows you how to get optimal results.
For more educational information like this, check out our upcoming Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Imaging seminars at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute.
Radial Artery Access
Radial artery access is using the radial artery in the wrist as the entry point for the catheter in an angioplasty or stent procedure. Also called transradial access, the transradial approach, or transradial angioplasty.