Vascular Ultrasound

This is a painless procedure where ultrasound waves are used to detect blockages in the arteries, direction of blood flow and also to identify blood clots.

 

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Various types of vascular ultrasound studies that are performed in our lab are

Venous duplex ultrasound

Arterial ultrasound

Abdominal aortic ultrasound

Renal artery duplex ultrasound

Leg arterial duplex ultrasound

Arteriovenous fistula ultrasound

Carotid duplex ultrasound