Referring Provider’s


Ultrasound Follow Up Recommendations

Carotid Artery Disease

  • Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) 1-15% = every 2 yrs.
  • Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) 16-49% = yearly
  • Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) 50-69% = every 6 months
  • Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) 70-79% = Surgery
  • Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) 80-99% = Surgery

Arterial disease

  • 1-49% = yearly unless claudication or rest pain symptoms increase.
  • 50-74% = every six months unless claudication or rest pain symptoms increase.
  • 75-99% = Intervention recommended, or every three months, unless claudication or rest pain symptoms increase. These are our basic guidelines for arterial disease.
  • After the initial ultrasound, if you would like we can add your patient to our schedule based on the above-mentioned recommendations.

Ultrasound Studies Vascular & Venous Testing

  • ABI/Duplex ultrasound/Angiogram/CTA/MRA/IVUS(Intravascular-Ultrasound)

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