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Venous Ultrasound: VU

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Ultrasonography (US) is the most useful and widely used modality for evaluating venous diseases . Venous Ultrasound is a procedure used to produce images of the veins in the body.

Which ultrasound scanner do doctors use for venous imaging?

Using the wireless portable double headed ultrasound scanner SIFULTRAS-5.42, The physician can not only detect blood clots, aid in guiding placement of a needle or catheter into a vein but also map out the veins in the leg or arm.

The Color Doppler Ultrasound Scanner is used to examine a blood vessel graft used for dialysis, see blockages to blood flow, narrowing of vessels. It also helps detect tumors and congenital vascular malformations.

Besides, the Venous Doppler Exam can help the Doctor see the reduced or absent blood flow to various organs or if it’s an increased blood flow, which is a sign of an infection. The benefits of this procedure is that it is safe and painless.

It gives a clear picture of soft tissues and inner-organs without the danger of radiation.

Compared to Venography, which requires injecting contrast material into a vein to give it a contrast color on the monitor.

Venous Doppler Exam does not require any needle injection or intervention, only the presence of a trained medical examiner and a High Resolution Ultrasound Scanner.

References: Venous Ultrasonography, veins: anatomy and basic approach

Venous ultrasound is performed by a radiologist, cardiologist, emergency doctor, …

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Doctors, radiologists or medical staff must have the proper training and skills to perform the procedure with each ultrasound scanner device.

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