Tag: ultrasound

Paul Gagne

The future of IVUS based therapies for venous leg ulcers

Writing for Venous News, Paul Gagne considers the future of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) based therapies for venous leg ulcers (VLUs). He concludes that while...
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IVUS shows superiority over venography in identifying key parameters for iliac...

Based on the results of a retrospective, single-centre cohort study conducted at The RANE Center, St Dominic’s Memorial Hospital (Jackson, Mississippi, USA), the importance...
Rob Thompson

Duplex ultrasound limited for early diagnosis of subclavian vein thrombosis

There are “significant limitations” to the use of duplex ultrasound for the initial evaluation of patients with suspected subclavian vein (SCV) thrombosis, according to...

PIUR Imaging launches wireless tomographic ultrasound system

PIUR Imaging has launched a portable version of its tomographic ultrasound system to the European market. The new CE-marked PIUR tUS Infinity is a...
Adam Gwozdz

Early ultrasound surveillance key to predicting risk of re-intervention in deep...

An analysis of post-thrombotic disease patients who received a nitinol stent has found that ultrasound surveillance should occur at frequent intervals up to two...

New ultrasound ‘drill’ targets deep vein blood clots

Researchers at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, USA) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, USA) have developed a new...

Ultrasound proof of pre-reflux stages of venous insufficiency

At the American Venous Forum meeting (14–17 February, New Orleans, USA), Johann Christof Ragg (Berlin/Zurich, Germany/Switzerland), presented on the concept of obtaining ultrasound proof...

Ultrasound-enhanced catheter-directed thrombolysis as the standard of care for acute DVT

Ash Verma, Clearwater, USA, writes how last year, he happened upon a routine case that struck him as both totally unremarkable and absolutely extraordinary....