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***STARSS  recommended Resource References is only a reference guide. By no means are we insinuating exclusion of any other resource references. It is only meant to serve as a guide of the resources we currently use.

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 Resource References

Vascular Technology An Illustrated Review 5th Edition
by Claudia Rumwell, RN, RVT, FSVU, and

      Michalene McPharlin, RN, RVT, RVS, FSVU

For registry candidates, technologists in training, cross-training sonographers, clinical personnel, and RPVI candidates, here is the completely revised, updated 5th edition. Written and peer-reviewed by nationally renowned authors and vascular experts, it remains a silver-bullet review of everything a registry candidate needs to know to pass the ARDMS specialty exam in vascular technology. 15 hours SDMS-approved CME credit

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Inside Ultrasound Vascular Reference Guide,  2013
by Gail P. Size and Laurie Lozanski

This newly revised and updated first edition of Inside Ultrasound’s Vascular Reference Guide is a complete guide to vascular disease, noninvasive testing and interpretation -  a must have for all students, educators, technologists, sonographers and physicians. This publication has been awarded 20 CME credits by the Society of Vascular Ultrasound.

Are you an SVU or SDMS member? If you order through the SVU or SDMS website you will receive a discounted price and part of the proceeds will go to that society. To order through a society, click on the corresponding link to the left.  Otherwise,

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Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography with ExpertConsult Code, 6th edition,
by John Pellerito and  Joseph F Polak

An easily accessible, concise overview of arterial and venous ultrasound. A new co-editor and new contributors have updated this classic with cutting-edge diagnostic procedures as well as new chapters on evaluating organ transplants, screening for vascular disease, correlative imaging, and more. High-quality images, videos, and online access make this an ideal introduction to this complex and rapidly evolving technique.

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Other Vascular Resource References:

  • Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to Therapy, Ali F AbuRahma, Dennis F Bandyk, 3rd edition 2013
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography: The Vascular System, Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, 1st edition 2012
  • National Certification Exam Review Vascular, distributed by SDMS