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The CVT may specialize in one or more of three specialties: 1) Invasive Cardiology – assisting the physician with all aspects of cardiac catheterization from cardiovascular diagnostics to interventional procedures such as balloon angioplasty and pacemakers; 2) Echocardiography (Cardiac Ultrasound) – the use of ultrasound to image the valves, chambers, vessels, blood flow and motion of the heart; and (3) Vascular Ultrasound – imaging and evaluating blood flow in the arteries and veins throughout the body, screening for blockages and narrowing.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-11-24 13:06:30
Description The CVT may specialize in one or more of three specialties: 1) Invasive Cardiology – assisting the physician with all aspects of cardiac catheterization from cardiovascular diagnostics to interventional procedures such as balloon angioplasty and pacemakers; 2) Echocardiography (Cardiac Ultrasound) – the use of ultrasound to image the valves, chambers, vessels, blood flow and motion of the heart; and (3) Vascular Ultrasound – imaging and evaluating blood flow in the arteries and veins throughout the body, screening for blockages and narrowing.
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Source Furman University
Keyword Medical technology careers
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-11-24 13:04:20
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Date Last Modified 2009-11-24 13:06:30
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-11-24 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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