New horizons in venous leg ulcer care
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A non-invasive index test that measures and compares the blood pressure at the ankle to the blood pressure in the arm.
Another non-invasive test which uses sound waves to create a color map of the blood vessels and examines the blood flow in the legs.
Transcutaneous Pulse Oximetry
TCOM is a local, non-invasive measurement reflecting the amount of oxygen that has diffused from the capillaries through the first layer of the skin.
CTA is a calculated tomography technique used to visualize arterial and venous vessels throughout the body.
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
An MRA is a type of imaging tool that uses magnetic wave and radio energy to locate and measure the severity of a blocked blood vessel.
IVUS is a special imaging process that uses a small catheter to image the interior of the blood vessels and to measure plaque build-up from within the arteries.