When it comes to gauging the impact of a PAD revascularization, angiography cannot fully assess distal blood flow.1
The presence of vascular disease alters velocity waveforms. The more severe the disease, the more abnormal the waveform will appear.3
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Arthurs ZM, Bishop PD, Feiten LE, Eagleton MJ, Clair DG, Kashyap VS. Evaluation of peripheral atherosclerosis: a comparative analysis of angiography and intravascular ultrasound imaging. J Vasc Surg. April 2010;51(4): 933-938.
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Sibley RC 3rd, Reis SP, MacFarlane JJ, Reddick MA, Kalva SP, Sutphin PD. Noninvasive Physiologic Vascular Studies: A Guide to Diagnosing Peripheral Arterial Disease. Radiographics. January-February 2017;37(1):346-357.
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