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Vascular Testing


What is the doctor looking for?

He/she is looking at the blood circulation in the arteries and/or veins.

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What is the test?

A technologist will take an ultrasound picture of blood vessels which is used to check circulation. The ultrasound is done by applying a cool gel and placing a transducer probe on the part of the body to be scanned.

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Where are the tests done?

The test can be performed either in the vascular lab or at the bedside.

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May I eat or drink?

Yes, unless you are told differently by your physician.

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What about medications?

There are no restrictions on medications.

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Will I have an IV?

No.

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Do I need special clothing?

Comfortable, loose fitting clothing.

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What should I bring to the test?

Nothing.

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How long does the test take?

45 minutes to 1 hour.

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When will the results be ready?

Results are generally available to your physician within 24-48 hours.

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