Vascular Diagnostics

Testing that is offered during an office visit by experienced, specialized vascular ultrasound specialists are:

  • Carotid Artery Duplex (Ultrasound) – Used to evaluate for blockage in the carotid arteries.

  • Abdominal Artery Duplex (Ultrasound) - Used to evaluate for abdominal aortic aneurysm.

  • ABI/PVR – Ankle-brachial index used to measure blockages in either the legs or arms that is non-invasive

  • WBI/PVR – Wrist-brachial index

  • VVI Duplex – Venous Valvular Insufficiency study to diagnose varicose veins with faulty valves

  • Venous Ultrasound – Used to evaluate for a blood clot in either legs or arms

  • Arterial Ultrasound – Used to evaluate the blood flow in the legs or arms, usually performed after an intervention in follow up.

  • AVF Duplex – Ultrasound to evaluate your ArterioVenous Fistula after placement and prior to hemodialysis.

  • Vein Mapping – Ultrasound study used to measure blood vessel sizes and lengths to evaluate prior to surgery

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