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Arterial Doppler Both Upper Limb

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Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. No special preparation required

Overview


What is Arterial Doppler Both Upper Limb?

 

A Doppler ultrasound is a radiological investigation which uses reflected sound waves to see how blood flows through a blood vessel. It helps clinicians evaluate blood flow through major arteries and veins, such as those of the arms, legs, and neck. During pregnancy, a Doppler ultrasound can be used to evaluate blood flow in an unborn baby to check the health of the fetus. It is a non invasive technique in which there is no risk of radiation exposure. It is totally safe during pregnancy.


Preparation for Colour Doppler:


Avoid nicotine products like cigarette and tobacco for about 2-4 hours prior to the Doppler test procedure. Nicotine causes the blood vessels to constrict and this may be mistaken for a pathological constriction.The patient is asked to remove any jewellery or metal accessories as it may interfere with the examination results.For abdominal scan, the patient would be asked to eat low-fiber diet for a day before the test, to minimize gas in the gut.



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Way2Health is the largest diagnostic services provider in Navi Mumbai offering a comprehensive range of diagnostic tests across pathology, radiology and cardiology, including CT SCAN, Ultrasound, DIGITAL X-ray, 3D/4D scan, BMD, ECG, TMT, 2D-echo, color doppler, PFT, dental X-ray etc. Founded in 2007 by a team of highly motivated and experienced doctors, Way2Health Diagnostics has grown rapidly and currently comprises of 36 Diagnostic Centres including 11 Comprehensive Diagnostic Centres, 6...
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