Scott Kinlay, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Intravascular Ultrasound

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Intravascular ultrasound provides cross-sectional (tomographic) views of the artery to assess the anatomy. The catheters are approximately 1 mm in diameter and consist of two types: A mechanical catheter in which the ultrasound crystal rotates around the catheter within a protective sheath A multiple array catheter with multiple crystals…

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