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VICORDER® Vascular Lab Diagnostics

Vascular Lab Testing The Vascular Lab provides non-invasive testing to locate areas of vascular blockage and disease which may be producing your symptoms. These tests may include: Simple blood pressure assessment of the extremities using blood pressure cuffs Ultrasound to directly visualize the blood vessels The Lab is managed by vascular surgeons and vascular medicine specialists skilled in evaluating vascular disease through the use of diagnostic testing. The Johns Hopkins Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory has been re-accreditated by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, making...

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ABI is a fast, accurate, and painless exam | VICORDER®

Ankle brachial pressure index From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ankle_brachial_pressure_index The Ankle Brachial Index (ABI or ABPI) is the ratio of the blood pressure in the lower legs to the blood pressure in the arms. Compared to the arm, lower blood pressure in the leg is an indication of blocked arteries (peripheral vascular disease or PVD). The ABI is calculated by dividing the systolic blood pressure at the ankle by the systolic blood pressures in the arm.[1]   Contents  [hide]  1 Method 2 Interpretation of results 3...

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Ankle Brachial Index | ABI

The ankle-brachial index test is a quick, noninvasive way to check your risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD). Peripheral artery disease is a condition in which the arteries in your legs or arms are narrowed or blocked. People with peripheral artery disease are at a high risk of heart attack, stroke, poor circulation and leg pain. The ankle-brachial index test compares your blood pressure measured at your ankle with your blood pressure measured at your arm. A low ankle-brachial index number can indicate narrowing or blockage of the arteries in your legs, leading to circulatory problems, heart...

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Vicorder Ankle-Brachial Index Testing

According to WebMD the Ankle-Brachial Index Test This test is done by measuring blood pressure at the ankle and in the arm while a person is at rest. Measurements are usually repeated at both sites after 5 minutes of walking on a treadmill. The ankle-brachial index (ABI) result is used to predict the severity of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). A slight drop in your ABI with exercise means that you probably have PAD. This drop may be important, because PAD can be linked to a higher risk of heart attack or stroke. This test is done to screen for peripheral arterial disease of the legs. It is also...

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VICORDER® Introduction Video | PRN Vascular

Check the video posted below for an overview of the Vicorder and its functionality in the Vascular Testing Sector.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwMGYZVXCFk   VICORDER®

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Vicorder Pulse Wave Velocity Research

Aortic stiffness, an independent predictor of cardiovascular risk and all-cause mortality, can be estimated non-invasively by measuring carotid to femoral (aortic) pulse wave velocity (aPWV). The Vicorder device has been developed to measure aPWV with little operator training in a non-intrusive manner. The aim of this study was to assess the repeatability of aPWV measured with the Vicorder device On the basis of the findings of this study, we suggest a standard method of distance calculation for the Vicorder path length that is representative of anatomical arterial path length, consistent with...

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VICORDER® Provides Non-Invasive Peripheral Blood Pressures

The Vicorder provides non-invasive measurement of peripheral and central blood pressures in combination with haemodynamic parameters and arterial stiffness. Arterial pulse waveforms are recorded using PVR (pulse volume recording) measurements from a standard vascular cuff. The waveforms can be acquired in up to two sites simultaneously to provide pulse transit time (TT) and pulse wave velocity (PWV) measurements for the assessment of arterial stiffness. Typically the PWV is measured between the carotid and femoral arteries in a quick and highly reproducible technique that is operator independent....

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Vicorder | Cardio-Vascular and Peripheral Vascular-Testing

According to our colleagues at SMT medical in Germany, the Vicorder is the most viable solution for todays portable vascular lab: http://www.smt-medical.com/en/products/vicordercardio-and-peripher-vascular-testing/vascular-complete-model.html Complete functional vascular diagnostics in a small, portable instrument incorporating latest technology: VICORDER® Vascular Complete Model . Comprehensive Peripheral-Vascular Testing Arterial and venous testing Ankle Brachial Index (ABI), Toe-Brachial-Index (TBI) Photo Pulse Plethysmography (PPG) Light Reflexion Rheography (LRR) Venous...

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Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting 2014 (SVS)

Join PRN Vascular at the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Annual Meeting 2014 (SVS) June 5-7, 2014 for the Vicorder Demostration Booth. Hynes Convention Center Boston, Ma http://www.vasculardiseasemanagement.com/events/society-vascular-surgery-vascular-annual-meeting-2014-svs Visit site for more info . <a href="http://www.hypersmash.com/dreamhost/" id="Rs805">Check This Out</a>

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Vicorder | The Next Generation

PRN Vascular is a Proud Partner of Skidmore Medical, manufacturer of the Vicorder. Replacing its predecessor the Vasogaurd, the Vicorder is: "THE NEXT GENERATION IN PORTABLE PHYSIOLOGIC VASCULAR TESTING"   According to Skidmore Medical: http://www.dopstudio.co.uk/    

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