SVU Professional Performance Guidelines

New Professional Performance Guideline (PPG) posted!

The Professional Performance Guidelines Review Committee proposed a new PPG, "Transabdominal Pelvic Venous Duplex Evaluation", which was made available to the SVU Membership for comments and review. After the 30-day comment period, the PPG Review Committee took all member comments under advisement and made changes where necessary. SVU and the PPG Review Committee are proud to present the final version of this PPG, which is posted below:

Transabdominal Pelvic Venous Duplex Evaluation


The SVU Vascular Technology Professional Performance Guidelines represent the minimal essential elements of performance as recommended by SVU.  The Guidelines are reviewed every three years by the Professional Performance Guidelines Review Committee, with proposed changes sent out to the SVU Membership for comment before final adoption.

The Guidelines are an adjunct to SVU's Scope of Practice for the Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional© and the Clinical Practice Standards for the Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional©.   The Guidelines are not designed to replace internally generated, laboratory specific protocols, but to serve as a basis for developing or updating the procedure(s) at your vascular laboratory.

If you have a comment on a specific guideline, please respond to SVU at

The Guidelines are also available through the iSVU Mobile Guidelines App. Learn more today!

SVU Professional Performance Guidelines (PPGs)

The Professional Performance Guidelines Review Committee has finalized all 2018 updates for all 19 Professional Performance Guidelines for Vascular Sonography.



Peripheral Arterial

Peripheral Venous



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