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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 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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