Monthly Archives: June, 2021

What Does a Registered Vascular Technologist Do?

Registered vascular technologists (RVTs) use ultrasound to find clots and blockages. This helps vascular surgeons, radiologists, and cardiologists diagnose disorders of the vascular system that can, in some cases, lead to stroke or heart attack.

What is Vascular Ultrasound? 

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When to Take Leg (or Arm) Swelling Seriously

Any number of things can cause swelling in your feet or legs. One potentially serious condition is deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein in the leg (or less often, the arm). DVT is dangerous because the clot could travel to the heart or lungs and be fatal….

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