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Resource Libraries

Please take some time to peruse our Resource Library. You will find a wide variety of information ranging from publications and links to professional organizations to worksheets and forms that you can use in your practice. These resources are tagged based on content allowing you to search for specific topics by using the category. Additionally, many of the documents are referred to in VVC courses and you can also search based on specific course selections.

Sample Report - Lower Extremity Venous Duplex

Here is our report for a lower extremity venous duplex exam.  This has evolved over many years to provide the necessary information to the phlebologist and also satisfy most insurance requirements. 

Lower Extremity Venous Duplex Protocol

A protocol for performing a lower extremity venous duplex examination including a list of what would be considered required images and documentation. Includes examinations performed for obstruction and insufficiency. 

Practical Phlebology: Venous Ultrasound

Authored by three of the leading world experts in phlebology,Venous Ultrasound is an essential text for anyone involved in the treatment of chronic venous disease. It provides specific information on ultrasound as it is applied to chronic insufficiency, including history, general techniques, examples of anatomy, and protocols for performing ultrasound on patients. Focusing on the fundamentals that every phlebologist needs to know, the book includes color illustrations and numerous line drawings for a complete learning experience. Included on the RPhS Examination Reading List.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography: The Vascular System, 2nd Edition by Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU

This second edition contains both fundamental materials and advanced topics that will appeal to readers with diverse educational backgrounds and experiences.  This is intended to be used both as an introduction to the profession and as a comprehensive reference guide. The content provided the goundwork for an essential understanding of anatomy, physiology. and pathophysiology. The material will be of benefit to sonographers, vascular technologists, students, practitioners, and physicians caring for patients with vascular disease.  

Duplex Ultrasound Evaluation of the Veins in Chronic Venous Disease in the the Lower Limbs, UIP Consensus Part 1 Basic Principles

Duplex ultrasound investigation of veins in chronic venous disease of the lower limbs - UIP Consensus Document Part 1 : Basic Principles. This must be considered required reading.