Arterial & Venous Doppler Right Upper Limb
What is Arterial & Venous Doppler Right Upper Limb?
Arterial & Venous Doppler Right Upper Limb is a radiological investigation used to check the blood flow from the arteries and veins of the right upper Limb/ right hand. The test is used as a diagnostic procedure in case of injuries related to the blood vessels. It is a painless procedure.
It is a painless procedure. An abnormal result of arterial and venous Doppler right upper Limb indicates the presence of plaque or a blockage in the arteries and veins supplying the right upper limb. The presence of any blood clot, narrowed or widened arteries, collapsed/ closed veins, and other vascular conditions like arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis are termed harmful for the body.
Why is Arterial & Venous Doppler Right Upper Limb done?
- • To look at the blood flow through arteries and veins • To help in the diagnosis of intravenous blood clots, arteriosclerosis, venous insufficiency, injury to blood vessels, etc. • To monitor the bypass grafts or reconstructions