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Elizabeth Tenny, BS RVT RDCS

Elizabeth is a Registered Vascular Technologist in the Department of Vascular Surgery, Stanford Health Care, USA.

Why I love to teach

I am a cardiac and vascular sonographer in Palo Alto, California. My 13-year sonography experience in trauma and surgical settings led me to Stanford University’s hospital. I love learning from our rotating students, interns, residents, and fellows, while teaching them the basics of vascular ultrasound.

Latest articles with Elizabeth

Ultrasound of Aortic Endografts: Postoperative Protocol Unveiled

Discover the essential steps in conducting a postoperative ultrasound for aortic endografts—vital for ensuring patient well-being and optimal surgical outcomes.
14th Mar 2024 • 2m read

Identifying Abdominal Aortic Dissections

Discover how to identify abdominal aortic dissections efficiently and accurately with ultrasound—a vital skill in saving lives.
14th Mar 2024 • 2m read

Locating abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) on ultrasound

Learn how to detect and monitor abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) using ultrasound, the most cost-effective and non-invasive diagnostic tool.
14th Mar 2024 • 1m read

Expert teacher Liz Tenny shares key tips in Ultrasound Masterclass: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Join us to become an expert in diagnosing and managing abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) using non-invasive ultrasound techniques.
14th Mar 2024 • 1m read

Measuring dialysis fistula maturity using ultrasound

Arteriovenous (AV) fistula maturation is a highly unpredictable process. Learn more about how to evaluate AV fistulas for maturity.
22nd Aug 2022 • 1m read

Identifying dialysis fistula complications using ultrasound

Arteriovenous (AV) fistula complications jeopardize lifesaving dialysis treatment. Learn more about how to diagnose them with ultrasound and counteract them effectively.
22nd Aug 2022 • 1m read

Using 2D and color ultrasound to assess dialysis fistulas

Various ultrasound modes are invaluable while assessing blood vessels. Learn more about how to get the most out of your ultrasound exam by tweaking the settings.
22nd Aug 2022 • 1m read

Optimizing dialysis access using ultrasound

Dialysis is a lifesaving treatment, but a specialized vascular access is required to undergo the procedure. Learn more about the clinical decision-making process leading to arteriovenous (AV) fistula placement.
22nd Aug 2022 • 1m read

Venous ultrasound course: identifying varicose veins in the insufficiency study

Ultrasound learners find it tricky to tell varicose veins from the great saphenous vein (GSV) and the small saphenous vein (SSV). In this video, you'll learn how identify varicose veins with confidence and what to do if you find a blood clot in a varicose vein.
31st Mar 2022 • 2m read

Venous ultrasound course: deciphering DVT waveforms

A pulsed wave (PW) Doppler study is an integral part of venous ultrasound. This video explains how to interpret the waveform graph to find out whether a vein contains a clot, where the clot is located and if the patient suffers from venous insufficiency.
31st Mar 2022 • 3m read

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