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New horizons in venous leg ulcer care

A vein therapy news article for news and information for and about the phlebology community

Diagnostic Procedures

Something bothering you? At United Vein & Vascular Centers, arterial diagnostic procedures are completed in under an hour. You’ll be closer to your solution in no time.

Ankle-brachial index

A non-invasive index test that measures and compares the blood pressure at the ankle to the blood pressure in the arm.

Duplex Ultrasound

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.

CT Angiography

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.

Intravascular Ultrasound

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.

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