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Q: How do you evaluate a portacath with ultrasound?
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What is the medical term meaning diagnostic procedure using ultrasound to evaluate the structures and motion of the heart?

A ultrasound test of the heart is called an echocardiogram

What is a diagnostic ultrasound used for?

Diagnostic ultrasound has several various uses. Its main uses are for horses. Its use externally on horses is to evaluate tissue and tendon injuries and its use internally is for reproductive purposes.

How do you access a portacath?

im 14 and from my personal experiences i have had 2 portacths in 3 years and this is the best way for me to answer your question first you need to know that the portacath does have a needle that goes into it but not like a iv this is called a gripper and a nurse has to hold the portacath and stick it in this is a very starille progress but dont worry its sounds way more painful then it is although you do need surgery it is vary miner

How long does it take to get a portacath inserted in the chest?

As long as there aren't any complications and you're dealing with a great experienced Sergent then it could take a minimum of 45 minutes to a maximum of 1 hour it doesn't take the long to insert a portacath

What is the medical term meaning process of recording sound waves bounced off the heart to evaluate the function of the heart?

Cardiac ultrasound examination also known as echocardiogram

What exactly is a Doppler ultrasound?

A Doppler ultrasound is a test that allows your doctor evaluate blood flow through major arteries and veins using reflected sound waves. Different blood flow patterns emit different sounds that can be used to proved graphs and pictures of blood flow.

Is ultrasound 100 percent sure?

Ultrasound is ultrasound. The question cannot be answered. You must specify what you need to do with your ultrasound.

What is a Abdominal ultrasound?

What is a abdominal ultrasound?

How do you flush a portacath?

once the portacath has a gripper in it (aka needle) then you can just screw the saline syringe on to end of the gripper and flush slowly then when your about half way draw back to make sure you got blood then flush the rest then do the same with heprine to make sure your blood doesn't clot

Where was the ultrasound invented?

the ultrasound was invented in california.

What is a ultrasound cart?

A cart which a/an ultrasound is placed

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