Vascular Ultrasound How, Why and When

Author(s): 
Abigail Thrush
Tim Hartshorne
Edition notes: 
3rd edition
Book Topic: 

This book provides an understanding of the underlying scientific principles in the production of B-mode and Color Flow imaging and Spectral Doppler sonograms. A basic description of common vascular diseases is given along with a practical guide as to how ultrasound is used to detect and quantify the disease. Possible treatments of common vascular diseases and disorders are outlined. Ultrasound is often used in post-treatment assessment and this is also discussed. The role of ultrasound in the formation and follow-up of hemodialysis access is a growing field and is covered in detail.

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