Arterial & Venous Doppler Right Lower Limb
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What is Arterial & Venous Doppler Right Lower Limb?
Arterial & Venous Doppler of the right lower limb scan uses a high frequency sound waves to create a visual image of the arteries and veins to detect the amount of blood which flows in them. In this test, technician applies a warm gel and electronic device to the area to be scanned where arteries and veins are located. This painless test takes approximately 30-60 minutes for the whole process.
Why is Arterial & Venous Doppler Right Lower Limb done?
- To detect any location of the blockage or blood clot within the valves of the veins / arteries of the right lower limb
- To find out the condition of stroke due to decreased blood flow or blockage in the arteries and veins in the right lower limb
- To diagnose deep vein thrombosis (a clot formation inside the deep veins) and thromboangiitis obliterans (inflammation of the blood vessels of hands and feet)
- To evaluate thrombophlebitis (vein inflammation due to a clot formation) and arteriosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries which supplies blood to the leg)
DR.VIPUL SEHRAWAT Has done his undergraduate degree in medicine and surgery from the prestigious college of Maulana Azad Medical College , New Delhi, passed in the year 2015. After developing keen interest in the field of Radio-diagnosis went for his post-graduation in the field of Radiology and Radio-diagnosis from Dr. D.Y. PATIL Medical College , Pune and passed in the year 2018. Now currently having experience of almost 5 years in performing complete body 3D/ 4D ultrasound with a specialty...